Pressure ice

Alternative definitions (5), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Pressure ice
Definition: Floating sea, river, or lake ice that has been deformed, altered, or forced upward in pressure ridges by the lateral stresses of any combination of wind, water currents, tides, waves, and surf.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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