floeberg

floeberg

[′flō‚bərg]
(oceanography)
A mass of hummocked ice formed by the piling up of many ice floes by lateral pressure; an extreme form of pressure ice; may be more than 50 feet (15 meters) high and resemble an iceberg.
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Sailing as far north as the pack ice would allow, Nares marked a new "Farthest North" of 82[degrees]24' N (Great Britain, Parliament, 1877a:13), before returning to Floeberg Beach at the northeast tip of Ellesmere Island (Cape Sheridan), where he established wintering quarters (Great Britain, Parliament, 1877a).
In March, Nares sent out two parties from Alert at Floeberg Beach, both with man-hauled sledges.
At Discovery Harbour and Floeberg Beach, much of the scientific activity was carried out in the fall and winter of 1875-76 in snow or tent structures near the ships.
Specifically, the explorers wintered aboard ship at both Discovery Harbour and Floeberg Beach.
Geoffrey and Blackader returned to Alert and made dogsled reconnaissances up Clements Markham Inlet and to Floeberg Beach.