Glaciers of the World

The glacier family

Cirque glaciers such as Skoltbre on the peak of Oksskolten (1916 m) in Nordland, Norway, have formed some of the most attractive glacial landforms in places like the British highlands or the Rockies. Below the cirque is the heavily crevassed valley glacier Austre Okstindbre, which descends from a small ice cap. MH

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