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ice that is frozen to, grounded on, or attached to the bottom of an area covered by shallow water.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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provides marine mammals a platform on which to interact, mate, and forage.
Females with first year cubs were more frequently located in stable
areas with pressure ridges and seal lairs.
The ship shall operate in annual ice from the ice edge up to and including the consolidated pack and
Productivity occurs in the coastal
prior to the summer melt with a strong production peak in spring.
Polar bears have been seen using riverbanks and shore-
for maternity dens during between.
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