How are Glaciers significant for irrigation

Glaciers are huge mass of ice that move on lands. These are seen more in colder hilly areas. This question that how are How are Glaciers significant for irrigation is generally asked in secondary school geography with below options generally.

a) As they are the source of water for the crops.
b) As they are the medium of irrigation.
c) As they are the hilly areas.
d) As they are covered with forests.​

The Answer is (a) they are the source of water for the crops.

During Hot and Dry seasons the glaciers melt and provide water to the crops downhill, that way there are the source of water for the crops.

FAQ

Where are Glaciers Found

Mostly Antarctica and greenland

What are the types of Glaciers

Glaciers are of ice sheets and alpine glaciers types

What percentage of earth is cover by glaciers

10 % of Earth’s surface is covered with glaciers. Due to global warming it has reduced from once 30 percent.

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