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  • Icefall — Ice fall , n. A frozen waterfall, or mass of ice resembling a frozen waterfall. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • icefall — [īs′fôl΄] n. ☆ 1. a jumbled mass of pulverized ice broken from the terminus of a glacier at the edge of a mountain shelf 2. that part of a valley glacier descending an unusually steep slope where the ice is broken by crevasses …   English World dictionary

  • Icefall — ed surface. Perhaps the most conspicuous consequence of glacier flow, icefalls occur where the glacier bed steepens and/or narrows. The term icefall is formed by analogy with the word waterfall , a similar, but much higher speed, flow… …   Wikipedia

  • Icefall Cone — is a cinder cone in northern British Columbia, Canada. It is thought to have last erupted during the Holocene period and forms part of the Mount Edziza volcanic complex. [ [ e.php?id=svb ifc 034… …   Wikipedia

  • Icefall Nunatak, Victoria Land — Icefall Nunatak (coord|72|28|S|166|8|E|) is a nunatak 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Mount Watt in the Barker Range, Victoria Land. The nunatak was visited in 1981 82 by Bradley Field, geologist, NZGS, who suggested the name from the impressive… …   Wikipedia

  • Icefall Nunatak — (coord|78|18|S|158|38|E|) is a prominent ice free nunatak, 1,760 m, lying close south of the main flow of Skelton Icefalls. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US ACAN) in 1964 for its proximity to Sketton Icefalls …   Wikipedia

  • icefall — noun Date: 1817 1. a frozen waterfall 2. the mass of usually jagged blocks into which a glacier may break when it moves down a steep declivity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • icefall — /uys fawl /, n. 1. a jumbled mass of ice in a glacier. 2. a mass of ice overhanging a precipice. 3. a falling of ice from a glacier, iceberg, etc. [1810 20; ICE + FALL] * * * …   Universalium

  • icefall — noun A relatively rapid and turbulent flow of ice, somewhat analogous to a waterfall …   Wiktionary

  • icefall — n. glacial ice formation resembling a frozen waterfall; falling of a mass of ice (from a glacier, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • icefall — noun 1》 a steep part of a glacier like a frozen waterfall. 2》 an avalanche of ice …   English new terms dictionary

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