Ice island

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Term: Ice island
Definition: A form of tabular berg found in the Arctic Ocean, with a thickness of 30 - 50 meters (33 to 55 yards) and an area from a few thousand square meters to 500 square kilometers (123,550 acres); ice islands often have an undulating surface, which gives them a ribbed appearance from the air.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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