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Term: Terminus Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The lowest end of a glacier, also called the glacier toe or glacier snout.  NSIDCCryosphere 

The lower-most margin, end, or extremity of a glacier. Also called Toe, End or Snout.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

The downvalley end of a glacier. It is sometimes referred to as the glacier snout. The lower-most margin, end, or extremity of a glacier. Also called Toe, End or Snout.  USGSGlaciers(ambiguous) 

The lowest end of a glacier, also called glacier snout, glacier front or glacier toe. The term, the plural of which is either 'terminuses' or 'termini', is applicable primarily to glaciers with well-defined tongues, and to ice streams.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

End or snout of a glacier.  PhysicalGeography 

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