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floe

[flō]
(oceanography)
A piece of floating sea ice other than fast ice or glacier ice; may consist of a single fragment or of many consolidated fragments, but is larger than an ice cake and smaller than an ice field. Also known as ice floe.
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After the disappearance of the Polaris, a drunken Tyson attempts to organize the crew--most of them are German--who refuse to follow his orders and soon seize control of the floe and the meager supplies on it.
A RESCUE mission has begun to bring home 12 Russian scientists stranded on an Arctic ice floe that broke up plunging most of their drifting research station into the sea.
You can find it by placing both your hands on your hipbones and sliding your thumbs down floe back of your pelvis, heading toward making a letter V.
As part of its recent airing of "Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance," Nova Online posted eight 360[degrees] panoramic photographs of South Georgia Island and an ice floe in the Weddell Sea (www.
By the time a helicopter landed on the ice floe, it had drifted about 90 km, almost three-quarters across Lancaster Sound.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia ordered the urgent evacuation of the 16 crewmembers of a drifting Arctic research station, after the ice floe that hosts the floating laboratory began to disintegrate.
Moscow: Russia has ordered the urgent evacuation of the 16-strong crew of a drifting Arctic research station after the ice floe that hosts the floating laboratory began to disintegrate, officials said Thursday.
They are captured glistening in a seductive Caribbean sea blue or dark as a stormy sea on the ice floe.