Strand crack

Alternative definitions (3), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Strand crack
Definition: Fissure at the junction between an inland ice sheet, ice piedmont or ice rise and an ice shelf, the latter being subject to the rise and fall of the tide, but the term does not arise in place-names.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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