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Encyclopedia > Glacial cirque

A glacial cirque is a rounded, amphitheater-like basin partially surrounded by steep cliffs formed by glacial erosion. The highest cliff is often called a headwall. Many glacial cirques contain tarns dammed by glacial till.

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