Ice body

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Term: Ice body
Definition: Any continuous mass of ice, possibly including snow and firn, at or beneath the Earth's surface. Glaciers, ice shelves, ice floes, icebergs, a continuous cover of sea ice, ice wedges in permafrost, and accumulations of ice in caves are all examples of ice bodies.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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