Alpine glacier

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a glacier that moves down from a high valley

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DNA testing has shed light on Oetzi, a 3,500-year-old mummy found in an Alpine glacier in 1991.
Icemnan: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric Man Found in an Alpine Glacier.
Every alpine glacier is in retreat; the snows of Kilimanjaro will have vanished by 2015; and the Arctic ice cap is thinning fast-data collected by U.
Who knows what tales the Ice Man, found frozen in an alpine glacier in Europe a few years back (his bow and arrow with him), could have told.
Sediment concentration in melt waters as an indicator of erosion processes beneath an alpine glacier.
The main zone at Pterd consists of a 150 m wide, approximately 1200 m long float train of highly radioactive boulders that lie atop an alpine glacier in a north facing cirque.
Researchers from University of Exeter and Austria said that the Alpine glacier loss in 2003 and floods caused by heavy rains in 2005, both due to climate changes, could pose serious dangers to life in the alpine regions.
Abundant boulders with fracture filling pitchblende are scattered across a 150 m width for a length of 1,000 m along the west side of an alpine glacier in a north facing cirque.
The Iceman Murder Mystery documentary examines Otzi, whose body was found preserved in an Alpine glacier in 1991.
London, June 05 (ANI): Man-made global warming may not be the only reason behind the receding of the Great Aletsch Glacier, which is the largest Alpine glacier, in Valais, Switzerland.
Among them were the two German tourists who found the Iceman in an Alpine glacier in 1991, surrounded by tools.
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In 1962 Siffre spent 63 days 350ft under an Alpine glacier.