Glaciers with Time: Climate
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This webpage describes glacial fluctuations with respect to time. Glacial changes are discussed in three different topics; geologic time and glacier cycles, plate tectonics and glacier formation, and Milankovitch Cycles. Links within the text provide photographs, diagrams, and a glossary of technical terms. Users may also follow links to other pages related to glacial fluctuations such as glaciers with respect to space, advanced concepts of climate influence and erosional processes.
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-689
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Author: Dr William W. Locke
Department of Earth Sciences