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Ice streams are a fact of ice-sheet dynamics, draining up to 90% of the ice. Thermal convection in ice below the density inversion is a speculation. An attempt is made to meld the two in such a way that the speculation becomes an explanation for the fact.
Hughes, Terence J., "Thermal Convection and the Origin of Ice Streams" (2009). Earth Science Faculty Scholarship. 109.
Hughes, T, 2009, Thermal Convection and the Origin of Ice Streams: Journal of Glaciology, v. 55, p. 524-536. Available on publisher's site at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2009/00000055/00000191/art00015
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