Meaning of glaciology

gla•ci•ol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (glā"shē-ol'u-jē, -sē-), [key]
— n.
  1. the branch of geology that deals with the nature, distribution, and action of glaciers and with their effect on the earth's topography.
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