Ice blink


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a streak of whiteness of the horizon, caused by the reflection of light from ice not yet in sight.
- Kane.

See also: Ice

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English whalers have given it the name of "ice blink." However thick the clouds may be, it is always visible, and announces the presence of an ice pack or bank.
ICE BLINK: NAVIGATING NORTHERN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY.
Ice blink: The tragic fate of Sir John Franklin's lost polar expedition.