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Term: Tarn Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A small mountain lake or pool.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A lake that develops in the basin of a cirque, generally after the melting of the glacier.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

A small lake occupying a hollow eroded out by ice or dammed by a moraine; especially common in cirques (q.v.).  Swisseduc 

A small mountain lake that occurs inside a cirque basin.  PhysicalGeography 

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