Ice boundary

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Term: Ice boundary
Definition: The demarcation between fast ice and drift ice or between different zones of drift ice. When used as a climatologic term, for describing the position of the boundary of spreading of ice of any concentration or age in any given month or a period based on the observation data for a number of years, the tem should be preceded by a word mean, median, minimum or maximum with indication of the ice cover characteristic after it. For example: Median boundary of multiyear close ice.
Created 2022.03.08
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