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ice station

noun
1.
a camp or base in an isolated part of the Arctic or Antarctic, manned by specialists to monitor the weather, geological formations, wildlife, etc.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • The study area showing six north-south transects with the water and ice station locations.
British Dictionary definitions for ice station

ice station

noun
1.
a scientific research station in polar regions, where ice movement, weather, and environmental conditions are monitored
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