anchor ice

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anchor ice

n
(Physical Geography) Canadian ice that forms at the bottom of a lake or river
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1991), the anchor-ice zone at McMurdo has a benthic community that varies markedly through time (Dayton, 1989).
Supercooling sets the stage for the interaction of ice with benthic communities in the anchor-ice zone.
Conditions amenable to anchor-ice formation are met sporadically in McMurdo Sound, the site of this study.