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ground ice

n
(Physical Geography) sea ice that is in contact with the coast or sea bed and thus not floating freely
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The Soldiers had to work through freezing wind, snow and ground ice to set up equipment.
There is shallow ground ice under roughly a third of the Martian surface, which records the recent history of Mars," said the study's lead author, Colin Dundas of the U.
of rum, lemon, ground ice, soothing the sky's fire.
But 1970-81 provided Ross's classical treatment of disturbance to permafrost terrain (1970); segregation as the origin of massive ice (1971); preservation of permafrost and ground ice beneath the Laurentide ice sheet (1972); the origin of offshore permafrost (1972); the development of pingos from pore-water expulsion (1973); the influence of snow cover on ground temperatures (1974); the characteristics of thermal contraction cracking (1974); experimental demonstration of pingo growth (1977); identification of an early-Holocene thaw unconformity (1978); the origin of hummocks (1980); and plug-like flow in solifluction (1981).
Cooked in syrup, the mong-ya were heaped in a mound of ground ice topped with sugar and milk.
In a study published in Scientific Reports, scientists from the University of Texas at Austin combined weather station data with time-lapse photography to document changes to the ground ice in the McMurdo Dry Valleys region.
After a journey of hundreds of millions of kilometers, we probably stopped 10 cm short, and the discovery of ground ice was delayed by a quarter century.
What was sold for ten centavos was a plateful of cooked red beans heaped with ground ice, topped with sugar and milk.
Smaller polygon shapes are thought to be caused by the contraction and expansion of ground ice, of which Mars has plenty.
The application of ERT investigations proves to be a useful geophysical method to detect the contrast between unfrozen sediments and ground ice from periglacial environments subsurface.
The numerical model implies that where fine-grained, unconsolidated sedimentary deposits existed on top of an icy permafrost layer, melting of ground ice and the development of subsurface aquifers could have taken place at shallow depths.