Ice Glossary

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Aged Ridge
Agglomerated Brash
Anchor Ice
Arrangement of the Ice
Bare Ice
Bathymetry
Batture Floes
Belt
Bergy Bit
Bergy Water
Beset
Bight
Blocky Iceberg
Brash Ice
Breakup
Bummock
Calving
Close Pack/Drift
Compact Ice
Compacted Ice Edge
Compacting
Concentration Boundary
Conduction
Consolidated Ice
Consolidated Ridge
Convection
Crack
Dark Nilas
Deformed Ice
Difficult Area
Diffuse Ice Edge
Diverging
Domed Iceberg
Dried Ice
Drift Ice/Pack Ice
Drydocked Iceberg
Easy Area
Fast Ice
Fast Ice Boundary
Fast Ice Edge
Finger Rafted Ice
Finger Rafting
Firn
First-year Ice
Flaw
Flaw Lead
Flaw Polynya
Floating Ice
Floe
Floeberg
Flooded Ice
Fracture
Fracture Zone
Fracturing
Frazil Ice
Freeze-up
Frequency
Friendly Ice
Frost Smoke
Glacier
Glacier Ice
Glacier Tongue
Grease Ice
Grey Ice
Grey-White Ice
Grounded Hummock
Grounded Ice
Growler
Hostile Ice
Hummock
Hummocked Ice
Hummocking
Ice Blink
Ice Boundary
Ice Breccia
Ice Cake
Ice Canopy
Ice Climatology
Ice Concentration
Ice Cover
Ice Edge
Ice Field
Ice Free
Ice Front
Ice Island
Ice Island Fragment
Ice Jam
Ice Keel
Ice Limit
Ice Massif
Ice of Land Origin
Ice Patch
Ice Rind
Ice Shelf
Ice Stream
Ice Under Pressure
Ice Wall
Iceberg
Iceberg Limit
Iceberg Tongue
Ice-Bound
Icefoot
Iceport
Jammed Brash Barrier
Lake Ice
Large Ice Field
Large Iceberg
Lead
Level Ice
Light Nilas
Limit of all known Ice
Maximum Iceberg Limit
Mean Ice Edge
Mean Iceberg Limit
Median
Median Ice Edge
Median Iceberg Limit
Medium First-year Ice
Medium Ice Field
Medium Iceberg
Medium Lake Ice
Minimum Iceberg Limit
Multi-year Ice
New Ice
New Lake Ice
New Ridge
Nilas
Nip
Normal
Old Ice
Open Drift
Open Water
Pancake Ice
Partial Ice Concentration
Pinnacled Iceberg
Polynya
Predominant ice type
Puddle
Rafted Ice
Rafting
Ram
Recurring Polynya
Resonance
Ridge (Ice)
Ridged Ice
Ridged Ice Zone
Ridging
River Ice
Rotten Ice
Sastrugi
Sea Ice
Second-year Ice
Shearing
Shore Lead
Shore Polynya
Shuga
Skylight
Slush
Small Ice Cake
Small Ice Field
Small Iceberg
Snow-Covered Ice
Snowdrift
Stages of Development of Lake Ice
Stages of Development of Sea Ice
Stages of Melting
Standing Floe
Stranded Ice
Strip
Tabular Iceberg
Thaw Holes
Thick First-year Ice
Thick Lake Ice
Thin First-year Ice/White Ice - First Stage
Thin First-year Ice/White Ice - Second Stage
Thin Lake Ice
Tide Crack
Tongue
Total Ice Concentration
Very Close Pack/Drift
Very Large Iceberg
Very Open Drift
Very Thick Lake Ice
Very Weathered Ridge
Water Sky
Weathered Ridge
Weathering
Wedged Iceberg
Young Coastal Ice
Young Ice