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Figure 10: Aerial view of the Whitney Glacier, which flows down the valley between the Hotlum (left) and Shastina (right) cones. Only the ice near the base of the glacier flows plasticly. During flow, brittle ice in the upper part of the glacier fractures into blocks that are separated by the crevasses visible in the photo.
 

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