Blockschollen flow

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A glacier flow in glaciers with steady velocity almost to the edges, then falling sharply, creating a highly erosive, strong shear force near the valley walls. The lower threshold of Blockschollen flow is a mean velocity to width ratio of 0.16 (Finsterwalder (1950) J. Glaciol. 1).

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