How Are Valley Glaciers and Continental Glaciers Different?


The difference between valley glaciers and continental glaciers is that valley glaciers are found in mountainous regions while continental glaciers are found on flat surfaces in Polar Regions. Valley glaciers move down mountain ridges while continental glaciers move out into the sea.
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Continental glaciers are thicker and larger Valley glaciers are formed on mountains, continental glaciers are formed on flat land
Cont.- A glacier that forms over large areas
Well, continental glaciers cover a wide area, including hills and valleys, and they tend to wear down the hills and fill in the valleys, leaving a very flat landscape. This is what
Alpine glaciers occur on mountains at high altitudes, but continental glaciers cover huge land areas such as Greenland and Antarctica. report this answer. Updated on Thursday, February
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