can you simply explain what happens to ice that breaks off a glacier that lands in the water

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  1. Short Story (Happy Event)

    Ella the white protagonist of "Happy Event", has perceptions that are limited by her attitudes and prejudices. She believed she was wise to hire servants who belonged to the same tribe, but "always felt puzzled and rather peevish, then, when, as had

  2. Earth Sci

    A cobble-sized sediment is naturally broken off the steep sides of a valley in a mountainous region. The sediment falls onto a glacier that occupies much of the valley. Over several years, the sediment “falls through” the glacier and is then dragged

  3. Physics

    The question is: "A block of ice at 0oC is dropped from a height that causes it to completely melt upon impact. Assume that there is no air resistance and that all the energy goes into melting the ice. Show that the height necessary for this to occur is at

  4. Earth Science

    Did Monkey Glacier and Happy Glacier see a net advance or retreat over the 10 years? (5 pts) I AM STUMPED ON THIS QUESTION HELP

  5. physics

    A 40-g block of ice is cooled to −71°C and is then added to 590 g of water in an 80-g copper calorimeter at a temperature of 27°C. Determine the final temperature of the system consisting of the ice, water, and calorimeter. (If not all the ice melts,

  6. Science

    Which of the following is NOT a common landform caused by the passing of a glacier? Drumlins Esker Moraine Steppe ******************** There are sometimes flowing rivers within a glacier. True *************************** False Glaciers form and grow when

  7. physics

    A 2.6 kg block of ice at a temperature of 0.0C and an initial speed of 5.3 m/s slides across a level floor. If 3.3 × 105 J are required to melt 1.0 kg of ice, how much ice melts, assuming that the initial kinetic energy of the ice block is entirely

  8. Inorganic Chemistry

    Which aqeuous solution has a freezing point closest to that of 0.30M C12H22O11? A) 0.075M AlCl3 B) 0.15M CuCl2 C) 0.30M NaCl D) 0.60M C6H12O6 I know the answer but I don't know the reason or rationale behind it. Please explain. I suggest you review

  9. Macroeconomics

    What happens to the equilibrium price and quantity of ice cream in response to each of the following? (Explain your answers). a. The price of dairy cow fodder increases. b. The price of beef decreases. c. Concerns arise about the fat content of ice cream.

  10. Science

    1.How are continental glaciers different from valley glaciers? C. Continental glaciers flow in all directions as they move, while valley glaciers mice down slopes already cut by rivers 2. How does the process of plucking cause erosion D. Rocks are mixed

  11. physics

    A supply plane needs to drop a package of food to scientists working on a glacier in Greenland. The plane flies 92 m above the glacier at a speed of 135 m/s. How far short of the target should it drop the package?

  12. science

    which of the following is the best reason salt is sometimes spread on icy highways? 1) when a car drives on the ice, the firstion created between the salt and the ice produces heat that melts the ice. 2)when salt chemically reacts with the water, the heat

  13. Science

    How dose the process of plucking cause erosion ? A Rocks are picked up by a glacier as it flows across land. B Rocks sitting at the bottom scratch the bedrock. C Rocks are deposited when the glacier melts. D Rocks are mixed with other sediment and dropped

  14. Math

    A glacier moves about 12 inches every 36 hours. About how far does the glacier move in 1 week?

  15. physics

    A 40-g block of ice is cooled to −71°C and is then added to 590 g of water in an 80-g copper calorimeter at a temperature of 27°C. Determine the final temperature of the system consisting of the ice, water, and calorimeter. (If not all the ice melts,

  16. science

    Explain why the potential energy increases when ice starts to melt and becomes liquid water. My answer is, While the ice melts kinetic energy is being added to the particles. This breaks the bond and causes a change of state making the solid become a

  17. Algebra

    A mountain has an elevation or 19,389 feetin 1918, the glacier at the peak covered 4 acres, by 2003 this glacier had melted to 1 acre. What was the yearly rate of change. What is the equation that gives the acreage t years after 1918

  18. physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.33 m. The plane of the circle is 1.26 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.4 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s location

  19. physics

    A driver take 0.20 second to apply the breaks (reaction time). If he is driving car at a speed of 54 kmh–1 and the breaks cause a deceleration of 6.0 ms–2. Find the distance travelled by car after he sees the need to put the breaks.

  20. science

    Which provides more cooling for a Styrofoam cooler, one with 10lb of ice at 0C or one with 10lb of ice water at 0C? Explain your reasoning. 10# ice requires heat to melt the ice + heat to heat the water after it melts. 10# ice water requires heat to heat

  21. Physics

    Ice of mass 12.0 kg at 0.00° C is placed in an ice chest. The ice chest has 3.10 cm thick walls of thermal conductivity 1.00 10-5 kcal/s · m · C° and a surface area of 1.20 m2. (a) How much heat must be absorbed by the ice before it melts? (b) If the

  22. physics

    Suppose 300 g of water at 20°C is poured over a 50-g cube of ice with a temperature of -6°C. If all the ice melts, what is the final temperature of the water? If all of the ice does not melt, how much ice remains when the water–ice mixture reaches

  23. physics

    An ice bag containing 0°C ice is much more effective in absorbing heat than one containing the same amount of 0°C water. (a) How much heat in kcal is required to raise the temperature of 0.700 kg of water from 0°C to 27.0°C? (b) How much heat is

  24. science

    Shown below is a rough sketch of the unary phase diagram (pressure vs. temperature) for carbon dioxide , dry ice. Note the diagram is not drawn to scale and contains breaks in the axes to signify this. Using the diagram, answer the following questions

  25. science

    can you simply explain what happens to ice that breaks off a glacier that lands in the water

  26. Biology

    The density of ice is 916.7 kilograms per cubic meter at 0 degrees Celsius under atmospheric pressure. Columbia Glacier, in Alaska, loses about 4 billion metric tons of ice each year. About what volume of water melts from the glacier each year? Im confused

  27. Physical Science

    The sun's energy melts part of a glacier of ice at 0 degrees Celsius. The sun supplies 880 kilocalories to a big glacier of ice at 0 degrees Celsius. How many kilograms of ice will melt into liquid water at 0 degrees Celsius?

  28. Physical Science

    The sun's energy melts part of a glacier of ice at 0 degrees Celsius. The sun supplies 880 kilocalories to a big glacier of ice at 0 degrees Celsius. How many kilograms of ice will melt into liquid water at 0 degrees Celsius?

  29. calculus

    A glacier covered about 130 acres in 2003 and was shrinking at a rate of about 4.8% per year. (a) Write a formula for the size, S, of the glacier, in acres, as a function of years t since 2003. b) Use the model to predict the size of the glacier in the

  30. Math

    A certain mountain has an elevation of 19,583 feet. In 1907, the glacier on this peak covered 10 acres.By 2002, this glacier had melted to only 1 acre. (a) Assume this glacier melted at a constant rate each year. Find this yearly rate. (b)Use your answer

  31. math

    a certain mountain has an elevation 19580 feet in 1907 the glacier on its peek covered 8 acres by 2002 this glacier had melted to 1 acre assume the glacier melted at a constant rate each year find this yearly rate

  32. geology

    during glacier ice ages, sea level rises or falls?

  33. Physics

    A glacier moves with a speed of 42 nm/s. How many years would it take for the glacier to move 0.78 km? Answer in units of yr.

  34. Physics

    A glacier moves with a speed of 42 nm/s. How many years would it take for the glacier to move 0.78 km? Answer in units of yr.

  35. Physics

    A glacier moves with a speed of 42 nm/s. How many years would it take for the glacier to move 0.78 km? Answer in units of yr.

  36. Physics

    A glacier moves with a speed of 64 nm/s. How many years would it take for the glacier to move 0.8 km? Assume there are 365 days in a year.

  37. Geology

    If glaciers worldwide were to melt, would temperature around the glacier rise, fall or remain the same as the glacier was melting?

  38. Science- Please Help

    If glaciers worldwide were to melt, would temperature around the glacier rise, fall or remain the same as the glacier was melting?

  39. anaheim

    a glacier moves with a speed of 54m/s. how many years wold it take for the glacier to move 0.65 km? assume there are 365 days in a year

  40. physics

    A glacier moves with a speed of 45 nm/s. How many years would it take for the glacier to move 0.87 km? Assume there are 365 days in a year. Answer in units of y

  41. algebra

    a certain mountain has an elevation of 19523 feet. in 1922, the glacier on this peak covered 5 acres. by 2001 this glacier had melted to only 1 acre.

  42. SS

    Is Jumbo Glacier in Canada actually a glacier or only a mountain resort?

  43. Science/ Landforms, glaciers

    Hi, Could you please have a look at the satelite image of Gangotri Glacier? it can be found if you type: " Retreat of the Gangotri glacier" in google images. Please tell me how to measure the amount of advance or retreat of the glacier between 1780-1935,

  44. Physics

    A 66000 kg iceberg at −6.7◦C breaks away from the polar ice shelf and floats away into the ocean at 6.36◦C. What is the final change in the entropy of the system, when the iceberg has completely melted? The specific heat of ice is 2010 J/kg ·◦C.

  45. PHYSICS!!

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.386 m. The plane of the circle is 1.10 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.00 m (horizontally) away from the point on the ground directly beneath the

  46. physics

    A revolutionary new diet advertises that one can lose weight simply by eating ice. When one eats ice,chemical energy in the body is used to melt the ice and then raise the temperature of the melted ice to the temperature of the body, 37 degrees

  47. Physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.300m. The plane of the circle is 1.19m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 1.91m (horizontally) away from the point on the ground directly beneath the

  48. Physics

    There is an outcropping of ice with a large drop to a slope below. A 100kg piece of ice breaks off with a 60kg person on top of it, and falls o the slope below. The piece of ice slides down the slope to the bottom and onto a horizontal portion. It slides

  49. Math

    I'm still needing some help knowing how to work this proportion. A glacier moves about 12 inches every 36 hours. About how far does the glacier move in 1 week? Is it 12 in / 36 hrs = x/week (in hours)

  50. Math

    a spinner is spun whose central angles are all 45 degrees. #'s 1-8 on wheel. What is the probability that it lands on 5 if you know the following? a. it lands on an odd # b. it lands on a # greater than 3 c. it does not land on 7 or 8 d. it lands on a

  51. Chemistry

    A ship carrying ice over a lake breaks and spills its cargo.If 3650.0 g of ice at 0.00 celcius are released into the 15456200 g of water in the lake at 17.0 celcius, what will the final temperature be? (heat of fusion=79.0 cal) and i got the answer of

  52. math

    Mr. Cline needs 36 ice cubes for the science experiment. Eack ice tray makes 12 ice cubes. If he makes 4 ice trays, does he have enough ice cubes? Can you use an estimate to solve? Explain.

  53. Physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.486 m. The plane of the circle is 1.83 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.39 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s

  54. Physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.486 m. The plane of the circle is 1.83 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.39 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s

  55. Physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.33 m. The plane of the circle is 1.21 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.22 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s

  56. physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.467 m. The plane of the circle is 1.24 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.49 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s

  57. Physics

    The students made it to the bottom with out a problem but added 400 kg for a total of 455 kg and slides for 12.2 s across the surface of a frozen lake. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the kid and the ice is 0.071, what is the change in the

  58. Nutrition

    Are vegetables comprised primarily of carbs, proteins or fat? I'm talking about the digestive system and I want to know what enzyme breaks down vegetables. Pepsin breaks down proteins which is like meat. Gastric lipase breaks down fats which is like cheese

  59. Physics

    A supply plane needs to drop a package of food to scientists working on a glacier in Greenland. The plane flies 150m above the glacier at a speed of 110m/s. How far short of the target should it drop the package?

  60. Physics

    A supply plane needs to drop a package of food to scientists working on a glacier in Greenland. The plane flies 50.0m above the glacier at a speed of 100m/s . How far short of the target should it drop the package?

  61. LUZ

    READ the paragraphs and answer the questions. She feels her skates leave the ice. She spins through the air and lands with a glide. The crowd goes wild! After Connie leaves the ice, she looks up at the scoreboard and smileS. Her coach runs to hug her. 1.

  62. physics

    A ball on the end of a string is whirled around in a horizontal circle of radius 0.22 m. The plane of the circle is 1.69 m above the ground. The string breaks and the ball lands 2.68 m away from the point on the ground directly beneath the ball’s

  63. physics

    A physics professor is going ice skating for the first time. She has gotten herself into the middle of an ice rink and cannot figure out how to make the skates work. Every motion she makes simply cause her feet to slip on the ice and leaves her in the same

  64. chem - dry ice activity

    when the dry ice is in the water it occasionally makes a popping sound. how can you explain that? I expect you are hearing the stress fractures of the dry ice crystals. The same thing happens when you take VERY cold ice cubes from the refrigerator, place

  65. Chemistry

    Could anybody simply explain how exactly Joseph Thomson discovered that atoms were not "indivisible" and that they were actually made of subatomic particles? (electrons) I've been having trouble understanding how exactly it happened, and everything on the

  66. physics help

    A supply plane needs to drop a package of food to scientists working on a glacier in Greenland. The plane flies 200 above the glacier at a speed of 200. How far short of the target should it drop the package?

  67. Science

    1. You observe two beakers containing clear liquid and ice cubes. In the first beaker, the ice cubes are floating. In the second, the ice cubes are on the bottom of the beaker. Write a hypothesis to explain the difference in your observations about the two

  68. science

    1.A melting glacier leaves behind _______ 2.One place to find large, moving _______ is in cold mountain areas 3. Glaciers scoop out _______ that can later fill up with water 4.The movement of some glaciers is helped by _____ 5.Climate change can affect the

  69. physics

    As a hiker in Glacier National Park, you are looking for a way to keep the bears from getting at your supply of food. You find a campground that is near an outcropping of ice from one of the glaciers. Part of the ice outcropping forms a 55.5° slope up to

  70. CHEMISTRY

    IF you add ice at zero degrees celcius to a container of water maintained at 0degrees, the ice wil float on the water with that water finding a certain level in the container. As the ice melts, forming liquid at zero degrees, would you expect the water

  71. physics

    There is a problem that asks if an ice cube is dropped into nitrogen (boiling point of nitrogen is 77K), how much nitrogen will evaporate? heat lost by ice = heat gained by nitrogen But by is the equation m(ice)*c(ice)*deltaT = m(nitrogen)*L(vaporation) ?

  72. Geography

    19. The focus of movement in Kenya for centuries has been toward the a. lands of Northern Kenya b. northeast coastal lands of Kenya c. fertile lands of the central highlands on either side of the Great Rift Valley d. lands in the north and the northeast of

  73. Science

    Should there be more or less exploration and mining on public lands in the United States? Explain your answer. Background: In completing this discussion question, you may want to list the pros and cons of allowing more mineral exploration and mining on

  74. Environmental Science

    In completing this discussion question, you may want to list the pros and cons of allowing more mineral exploration and mining on public lands in the United States. Consider these factors in reaching your decision regarding exploration and mining on these

  75. Science

    1. You observe two beakers containing clear liquid and ice cubes. In the first beaker, the ice cubes are floating. In the second, the ice cubes are on the bottom of the beaker. Write a hypothesis to explain the difference in your observations about the two

  76. Physics

    As a hiker in Glacier National Park, you are looking for a way to keep the bears from getting at your supply of food. You find a campground that is near an outcropping of ice from one of the glaciers. Part of the ice outcropping forms a 31.5° slope up to

  77. Physics

    As a hiker in Glacier National Park, you are looking for a way to keep the bears from getting at your supply of food. You find a campground that is near an outcropping of ice from one of the glaciers. Part of the ice outcropping forms a 31.5° slope up to

  78. Physics

    Suppose 100 g of water at 20°C is poured over a 70-g cube of ice with a temperature of -8°C. If all the ice melts, what is the final temperature of the water? If all of the ice does not melt, how much ice remains when the water–ice mixture reaches

  79. Economics

    A newspaper story on the effect of higher milk prices on the market for ice cream contained the following: "as a result (of the increase in milk prices), retail prices for ice cream are up 4 percent from last year... and ice cream consumption is down 3

  80. O- chemistry

    During a recrystalliztion experiment, a student allows the hot solution to cool to room temperature, then chills the solution in an ice bath. Is the student using correct recrystallization technique? Why does the student not simply chill the hot solution

  81. physics

    Ice of mass 11.0 kg at 0.00° C is placed in an ice chest. The ice chest has 3.00 cm thick walls of thermal conductivity 1.00 10-5 kcal/s · m · C° and a surface area of 1.25 m2. (a) How much heat must be absorbed by the ice before it melts? (b) If the

  82. physics

    There is a great deal of ice floating on the ocean near the north pole. If this ice were to melt due to global warming, what would happen to the level of the oceans? A.Rise B.Fall C.Remain the same water is slightly more dense than water, but when the ice

  83. phys

    It is not a homework,but this is my question and I hope sb to explain it for me: There is not snow is the area I am living, but in the winter, sometimes I see the ice on my car. I notice that the water is ALWAYS iced at the positions: roof-rack. the lid of

  84. geography - weather and climate

    i need to draw a labelled diagram and explain why depressions bring cloud and rain. do you know any good sites that would help me and explain it simply for me to understand. thanks!

  85. Chemistry

    Did I break this up correctly? NaHclO3 breaks into Na+ and HClO3-, and that further breaks into H+ and ClO3-

  86. Physical Science

    QUESTION GIVEN---Thermal conductors don’t have to be hot to transfer heat. According to Ch.16, explain a situation when an ice cube would still transfer heat to another object it is in contact with. MY ANSWER---Because, the ice may be trying to transfer

  87. Chemistry

    Each increase in pressure of 100 atm decreases the melting point of ice by about 1.0¡ÆC. Q. One possible explanation of why a skate moves smoothly over ice is that the pressure exerted by the skater on the ice lowers its freezing point and causes it to

  88. Science collage

    A jetliner lands at speed of 210 km/h and breaks at rate of 20 km/h/s . If the jatliner travels at a constant speed of 210 km/h for 1s after landing before applying the breakes . What is the total displacement of the jetliner between couchdown on the

  89. algebra

    he is missing 3 cents to buy an ice cream bar. she is missing 5 cents to buy the same ice cream bar. they combine their money but they are still 1 cent short. how much is the ice cream bar? Let x denote how much he has and y denote how much she has. Let p

  90. physics

    A piece of ice its mass is 2.5 kg and at 0.0 C temperature , it is crawling on the ground with 5.7 m/s , what is the mass of the melted ice , if we know all of the kinetic energy of the ice turn into the internal energy (of the ice ) , that we need 3.3 X

  91. Physics - Radiation, Heat Transfer

    10 sq meters of ice is floating in the Arctic Ocean in mid-Sept - 12 hours of darkness, 12 hours of diffuse sunlight at 50 watts/sq meter. Emissivity of ice = .97 temperature of the top of the ice = -20 C (253 K) Albedo of sea ice = .62 How much radiant

  92. chemistry

    NaHclO3 breaks into Na+ and HClO3-, and that further breaks into H+ and ClO3-, is that right?

  93. science

    Ice has a critical angle of 49.8 degrees, explain or rectangular prism of clear ice can be used for the total internal reflection of light by 90 degrees

  94. chemistry

    Shown below is a rough sketch of the unary phase diagram (pressure vs. temperature) for carbon dioxide (CO2), dry ice. Note the diagram is not drawn to scale and contains breaks in the axes to signify this. Using the diagram, answer the following

  95. physics

    A 0.299-m-thick sheet of ice covers a lake. The air temperature at the ice surface is -15.0 °C. In 4.90 minutes, the ice thickens by a small amount. Assume that no heat flows from the ground below into the water and that the added ice is very thin

  96. Science

    1. Why is ice a faster surface for sleddikng than snow? a. Ice is flatter than snow. B. Ice is colder than snow. C. Ice provides less friction. D. Ice has less mass than snow. My answer- A

  97. Algebra 2...

    Palmer and teller go to the local ice cream parlor after work that offers 40 flavors of ice cream. Palmer wants a cone with chocolate mousse on top, cherry truffle in the middle, and double Dutch chocolate on the bottom. Teller wants a dish with

  98. Algebra 2

    Palmer and teller go to the local ice cream parlor after work that offers 40 flavors of ice cream. Palmer wants a cone with chocolate mousse on top, cherry truffle in the middle, and double Dutch chocolate on the bottom. Teller wants a dish with

  99. Algebra 2

    Palmer and teller go to the local ice cream parlor after work that offers 40 flavors of ice cream. Palmer wants a cone with chocolate mousse on top, cherry truffle in the middle, and double Dutch chocolate on the bottom. Teller wants a dish with

  100. physics

    An 8.56 kg block of ice at 0 degrees celsius is sliding on a rough horizontal icehouse floor (also at 0 degrees celsius) at 15.6 m/s. Assume that half of any heat generated goes into the floor and the rest goes into the ice. How much ice (in kg) has melted

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