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Term: Basal ice layer Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The layer of ice at the bed of a glacier that is the product of melting and refreezing (regelation, q.v.). It is strongly layered, sheared and incorporates a variable amount of debris.  Swisseduc 

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