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Term: Surging glacier Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A glacier that experiences a dramatic increase in flow rate, 10 to 100 times faster than its normal rate; usually surge events last less than one year and occur periodically, between 15 and 100 years.  NSIDCCryosphere 

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