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Term: Equilibrium zone Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Zone of a glacier in which the amount of precipitation that falls is equal to the amount that melts the following summer.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Part of a glacier bounded by two contours of surface elevation, within which the equilibrium line lies.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

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