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Term: Rafting
Definition: Pressure process by which one floe overrides another; most commonly found in new and young ice. A type of rafting common in nilas whereby interlocking thrusts are formed - each floe thrusting "fingers" alternately over and under the other - is known as finger rafting.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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