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Term: Snowdrift glacier Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A semipermanent mass of firn formed by drifted snow behind obstructions or in the ground; also called a catchment glacier or a drift glacier.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A semipermanent mass of firn formed by drifted snow in depressions in the ground or behind obstructions.  AMSglossary 

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