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Glaciers can only form when A.there is an ice age. B.there is a U-shaped valley in the mountains. C.the amount of snow exceeds the amount of rain. D.more snow falls than melts.Glaciers can only form when

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Mindee Nelson on November 27, 2018

The correct option is D. more snow falls, then meltsGlaciers can only form when more snow falls then melts. Glaciers are large, thickened mass of ice that is formed due to the compression of the snow that falls during a long period of time. Glaciers form when the snow falls and the snow is situated in an area for a long time that it melts and becomes ice. Glaciers have the ability to flow under its own mass, and covers approximately 10 percent of the land surface of the world.

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