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pressure ice

noun
1.
a general term for ice broken and deformed by stresses generated by wind, currents, or waves.
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  • The sledges could not be brought very near the rock as it was surrounded by massive ridges of pressure-ice.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • I was anxious to keep them alive until we were out of the pressure-ice.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • We persevered on the 24th over many lines of pressure-ice and then camped near an especially rough patch.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson

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