River/lake ice

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Term: River/lake ice
Definition: Ice formed on a river or on a lake and which may be exported to sea. River ice fields are depicted on radar images as similar to old fields. Fresh water ice differs significantly in its mechanical and electro-magnetic characteristics from sea ice of the same age.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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