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Glacier: Cloze Activity
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_____________ are located in cold areas that get _____________ in the winter and have relatively cool _____________ (limiting the melting of the snow). Most glaciers are located near the North and South ___________ or are high in the _____________. There are glaciers on every continent on Earth except _____________. Glaciers are also found on the planet ___________.
Glaciers are made of frozen fresh water (not _____________ water); they store most of the fresh _____________ on Earth. Glaciers hold about 75% of the fresh water on earth and cover about 10% of the land. During the last Ice Age (which ended about 10,000 ___________ ago), glaciers covered almost one ___________ of the _____________.
_____________ is the process in which large ice chunks break off a glacier. _____________ are huge chunks of floating fresh-water ice that break off a glacier or ice shelf and _____________ out to sea. Most of an iceberg is hidden beneath the _____________.
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