What is the significance of glaciers present in the polar region?


The word glacier has come from the glace (French word) that means ice. Glaciers are also known as “rivers of ice”. Most of the glaciers are made up of snows which are fallen in many years and packed together into solidifying masses of ice.

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It forms in the winter season in which large quantity of snow is added and the weight of the snow generates pressure and this pressure converts the lower parts of snow into ice.


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