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Term: Floe
Definition: Any relatively flat piece of sea ice 20 m or more across. Floes are subdivided according to horizontal extent as follows: Giant: Over 10 km across, Vast: 2 to 10 km across, Big: 500 to 2000 m across, Medium: 100 to 500 m across, Small: 20 to 100 m across.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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