equilibrium line

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In glaciology, the point at which expansion of the glacier by accumulation is balanced by ice losses through ablation. See Carrivick and Brewer (2004) Geografiska A 86, 1.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

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