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drift ice

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(Physical Geography) masses of ice floating in the open sea
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Noun1.drift ice - masses of ice floating in the open seadrift ice - masses of ice floating in the open sea
ice - the frozen part of a body of water
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One can take a two-hour drive from Memambetsu, one of the cities in eastern Hokkaido, to Uturo for a one-of-a-kind experience - walking on drift ice or frozen sea ice off the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk.
One can take a two-hour drive from Memambetsu, one of the cities in eastern Hokkaido, to Uturo for a one-of-a-kind experience-walking on drift ice or frozen sea ice off the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk.
The Shiretoko Peninsula is a popular venue for drift ice walking, an activity I'd never heard of before.
If there is one activity you shouldn't miss, it would be the drift ice walk.
USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station (1968) ***
Construction, engineering, and other researchers from China address the monitoring of concrete cracks using a structural technique; a new technique for the construction of tunnels through limestone caves; analysis of the collision couple between drift ice and a long-span prestressed concrete T-rigid frame bridge pier; prediction analysis of structural elements' failure and proof modes; vehicle load spectrum simulation of long-span bridges; rapid damage diagnosis of medium and short-span bridges; construction technology for installing comb expansion joints; concrete-filled steel tubular arch bridges; the bearing capacity of a deck-type concrete arch bridge; and impact factor statistics analysis of a concrete-filled steel tube arch bridge.
Since then, a great many studies and trials have been undertaken to investigate and document the burning of crude oil slicks (both fresh and emulsified) in cold open water, slush ice, drift ice, pack ice and on solid ice.In-situ burning has rarely been used on marine oil spills, but its successful use during the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon response increased interest in further investigating its potential value as a technique to manage spilled oil.
There is a preference for shallower waters in the drift ice (negative first-order slope) that is exaggerated by a positive square root term.
The paper by Ove Parn and Jari Haapala 'Ice deformation in the Gulf of Finland in the severe winter of 2002/03' demonstrates a possibility of calculating ice conditions in the sea and forecasting the best fairways through the drift ice. The next three papers--'Interannual variability of ice and snow cover of a small shallow lake' by Roman Zdorovennov et al., 'Long-term characteristics of ice phenology in Karelian lakes' by Tatiana Efremova et al.
First named in the 9th century by the Norwegian explorer Hrafna-FlA[sup.3]ki VilgerA[degrees]arson (reportedly because he happened to notice drift ice in a fjord while climbing a mountain on the island), Iceland is not the frozen wasteland that its name implies.
Of the three collections, Jennifer Atkinson's Drift Ice most often treats eco-poetics as a vehicle for spiritual contemplation.
South Africa provides the international flavour and Mike De Kock, who won the race last year with Drift Ice, saddles three, headed by 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival winner Warsaw, the mount of Kevin Shea.