6—What is a Glacier?
Did you realize that the Antarctic Ice Sheet that you just read about is a type of glacier? What percentage of earth's landmass is covered by glaciers? Explore the links on this page, including the link called What types of glaciers are there? then name some of the other glacier types. Also, make sure to look at the How do glaciers reflect climate change? link to learn about how scientists can tell so much about the climate from studying glaciers.

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