Ice rise

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Term: Ice rise
Definition: Mass of ice, often dome shaped, resting on rock and surrounded either by an ice shelf, or partly by an ice shelf and partly by sea; no rock is exposed and there may be none above sea-level. For some features, properly ice rises, the term island has become established through usage.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2022.04.08
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