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On debris-covered glaciers i. There it accumulates on the surface and damps the rate of melt of underlying ice.
This allows the termini of debris-covered glaciers to extend beyond debris-free counterparts, thereby decreasing the ratio of accumulation area to total area of the glacier AAR. In contrast, rock glaciers i.
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