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Transport by Glaciers

Glaciers acquire a huge amount of rock debris by plucking, abrasion, and frost wedging. This material is transported in three ways. (i). Super Glacial Load: The debris that falls from the valley walls on the glacier surface, is transported as a conveyor belt. Such debris is known as “Super Glacial Load”. (ii). Englacial Load: Sooner …