Floating ice

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Term: Floating ice
Definition: Any form of ice found floating in water. The principal kinds of floating ice are lake ice, river ice, and sea ice, which form by the freezing of water at the surface, and glacier ice (ice of land origin) formed on land or in an ice shelf. The concept includes ice that is stranded or grounded.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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