Ice blink

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Term: Ice blink
Definition: A relatively bright region on the underside of clouds produced by the reflection of light by ice. This term is used in polar regions where it contributes to the sky map; ice blink is not as bright as snow blink, but is brighter than the reflection of light by land or water.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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