Translation of glaciation in Spanish:

glaciation

glaciación, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌɡleɪʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌɡleɪsɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    glaciación feminine
    • Geologically young, the Rockies exhibit faulting, glaciation, and volcanism, resulting in rugged, spectacularly scenic terrain.
    • He concluded that discontinuity patterns resulted from ecological and geological barriers at high elevations, attributable mostly to the effects of glaciation and volcanism.
    • These hydrogeological conditions are controlled by relative land and sea level, erosion and deposition, the cold climate processes of permafrost and glaciation, and rock stress changes.
    • In Illinois, levels of diversity drop precipitously, most likely reflecting one or more genetic bottlenecks in areas that were once covered by the Wisconsin glaciation.
    • Are these sea-level changes caused by continental glaciation?