Bergschrund



a crevasse, or series of crevasses, at the upper end of a mountain glacier.
Historical Examples

Hours of Exercise in the Alps John Tyndall
Outlines of the Earth’s History Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The Rocky Mountain Wonderland Enos A. Mills
The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. Sir Leslie Stephen
Adventures on the Roof of the World Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
Adventures on the Roof of the World Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman
Adventures on the Roof of the World Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
Adventures on the Roof of the World Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
Hours of Exercise in the Alps John Tyndall

noun
a crevasse at the head of a glacier Also called rimaye

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