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.
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.
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.