Floating ice

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