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Glacier collapse means that the temperature of the Earth is gradually increasing due to global warming, due to which the glaciers are also melting slowly, in the last 100 years, the temperature of the Earth has increased by about 1 °. By the end of this century, the temperature will increase by 5 °. And only about 20% of the polar ice will survive.


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The word collapse is not appropriate in the case of a hanging glacier such as the one you mention in your question. A hanging glacier is a glacier that terminates at a cliff edge. Since glacier ice is constantly moving towards the cliff, the terminus will occasionally lose sufficient support and detach from the glacier causing an ice avalanche. As long as ...


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