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Term: Floe
Definition: A floe is any contiguous piece of sea ice. Floes may be described in terms of several size categories: Giant: over 10km across Vast: 2-10km across Big: 500-2000m across Medium: 100-500m across Small: 20-100m across. Floes less than 20m across are called cake ice
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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