from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The pedestal of a glacier table.


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  • A mass of rock, having fallen on the surface of the glacier, protects the ice immediately beneath it from the action of the sun; and as the level of the glacier sinks all around it, in consequence of the unceasing waste of the surface, the rock is gradually left standing on an ice-pillar of considerable height.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864 Various


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