Definitions for "Bergschrund"
The crevasse or series of crevasses, usually deep and often broad, frequently occurring near the head of a mountain glacier, about where the névé field joins the valley portion of the glacier.
A crevasse at the top of a glacier. The crevasse is caused by ice moving downhill and separating from the mountain.
A crevasse formed at the head of a cirque valley as the glacier ice pulls away from the ice attached to the mountain.