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Term: Retreating glacier Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A glacier whose terminus is increasingly retreating upvalley compared to its previous position due to a higher level of ablation compared to accumulation.  NSIDCCryosphere 

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