The Matterhorn, part of the Alps in Switzerland, is a glacial horn. A horn is formed as three or more glaciers meet, forcing the land between them up into a peak. In fact, another name for a horn is a pyramidal peak.

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A glacier is a huge mass of ice that moves slowly over land