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anchor ice

Canadian ice that forms at the bottom of a lake or river

anchor ice

[′aŋ·kər ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Ice formed beneath the surface of water, as in a lake or stream, and attached to the bottom or to submerged objects. Also known as bottom ice; ground ice.
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Here we report on laboratory experiments exploring the process of anchor-ice formation on benthic organisms and show that the tendency to support anchor-ice formation varies among species.
Anchor-ice formation varied significantly among the species tested (Fig.
Anchor-ice formation can be initiated in the anchor-ice zone at McMurdo.