Glacial Milk

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Photo of a glacial melt stream. Glacial melt is sometimes called glacial milk when glacial erosion or grinding occurrs on bedrock and creates silt-sized particles, or rock/glacial flour, that is then suspended in the glacial meltwater creating a cloudy or "milky" appearance.

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Pestrong, Ray
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Slide
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TIFF
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Ray Pestrong Geosciences Slide Collections, San Francisco State Unviersity
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