glacier fall off or come down

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brown poodle

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korean
I am trying to descirbe a picture in which big glacier is falling off. My question is ' fall off' sound right? or can I say

What do you see in the picture?

I see glacier falling off or coming down.
 
  • brown poodle

    Senior Member
    korean
    I am trying to describe a picture in which a big part of ice is falling off the glacier because of global warming.

    Does it sound natural?
     

    entangledbank

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    English - South-East England
    We say the glacier is calving when a large piece is coming off (as if it's a calf, the young of a cow: a cow calves when she gives birth).
     
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