bergshrund

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Borrowed from German Bergschrund.

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bergshrund (plural bergshrunds)

  1. (geology) A geological term referring to a large crack or crevasse in a glacier where the glacier is pulling away from the mountain.
    The snow was extremely hard and there was a well defined path all the way up to the bergshrund.

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