ice erosion


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ice erosion

[′īs i′rō·zhən]
(geology)
Erosion due to freezing of water in rock fractures.
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This drives ice erosion, which can be classified into three categories: (i) thermal erosion, (ii) thermo-mechanical erosion and (iii) mechanical erosion.
Mechanical erosion is the most important ice erosion process in the Baltic Sea.
Super fast ice erosion maximises the instant cooling effect, and the chilled water is kept at a constant 1[degrees]C.