pancake ice


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pancake ice

n
(Physical Geography) thin slabs of newly formed ice in polar seas
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Alexia, 11, California, likes Mint Chip, but she'd invent No-Hate ice cream: " It magically tastes like each person's favorite flavor, and whatever bad feelings you had would be gone after eating." Freida, 11, Idaho, is also a Mint Chip fan, but her inventions are Rhubarb Pie ice cream with bits of pie, and Pancake ice cream to be topped by maple syrup.
Just coming to Greenland is cause to learn English terms for ice you didn't know existed, like frazil, grease ice and pancake ice.
Walking past semi-frozen fjords, where pancake ice floats in the viscous water and wisps of swirling vapour rise into the air, we climb the slippery path to the stairs.