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  Data and Information Services Center (DISC)
Cirque glaciers are the most common type of glacier found in glacierized mountain regions in temperate latitudes (see Figure G-8.1, from northern Iceland).
A cirque glacier that expands beyond its basin is in a transition to a valley glacier (Figure G-8.2).
Cirques along valley sides are occupied by cirque glaciers that merge with the main valley glacier (I).
disc.gsfc.nasa.gov /geomorphology/GEO_9/GEO_PLATE_G-8.shtml   (914 words)

 Tag » Cirque
A cirque (landform) is an amphitheatre-like valley of glacial origin, formed by...
Cirque Corporation is a company that makes touchpads.
Follow them around the world, see their history, and think about running away to join the Cirque.
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  Domitia-France - In the South of Larzac
From the Cirque de Navacelles to priory Saint-Michel de Grandmont.
The Cirque de Navacelles is large cirque landform, located towards the southern edge of the Massif Central mountain range in France.
Recently, the cirque has seen increased visitor numbers, due to the recent completion of the A75 motorway from Paris to Barcelona.
www.domitia-france.fr /index.php/article/articleprint/57/-1/6   (185 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Corrie
It is known in Welsh as a cwm (often Anglicized as coomb, or coombe), and the French word cirque is used to denote a very similar geographical feature.
As previously stated, the corrie is geologically similar to the French cirque.
However, where a corrie is an almost complete bowl beyond which the hill generally slopes quite steeply away, a cirque can also be found at the head of a deep, wide U-shaped valley with a relatively flat floor.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Cwm   (276 words)

 Le Cirque Hotel
A cirque (landform) is an amphitheatre-like valley of glacial origin, formed by glacial erosion at the head of the glacier.
Cirque (novel) is a science fiction novel by Terry Carr.
For example, see Cirque du Soleil, Cirque de Flambe.
www.altvetmed.com /face/4235-le-cirque-hotel.html   (569 words)

 CIRQUE Articles Cirque has several meanings: cirque
Cirque Nouveau, a relatively new form of performing art where a story or a theme is conveyed by using the traditional circus arts.
The slight plot of Varekai, Cirque du Soleil can be forgiven for the brilliant, technically perfect performances of dance, gymnastics, juggling and other circus-type performances that will leave you gasping with wonder and amazement.
The music of Varekai, Cirque du Soleil is a live score played in the forest underneath a tree house and swi...
www.amazines.com /Cirque_related.html   (861 words)

 Alaska Glaciers
Usually originating in a cirque and may flow down into a valley.
Cirque glaciers are classified as confined glaciers because they form in basins and are confined by the rock walls surrounding them.
Moraine: a landform of glacially deposited material left by a receding glacier.
www.alaskaontheweb.com /visitorsinformation/glaciers.htm   (481 words)

 Understanding Lake Ecology
In fact, most lakes are merely a temporary landform that creates a convenient storage reservoir behind some natural dam.
The lakes may be formed in many ways.
cirque lakes that form the focus of many of our hiking trails.
www.mountainnature.com /Geology/MountainLakes.htm   (790 words)

 GeoDataSource World Land Features Database Gold Edition
Pointed elevations atop a mountain, ridge, or other hypsographic features
A conical landform composed of mud or volcanic material
A tract of public land reserved for future use or restricted as to use
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