false ice foot

false ice foot

[¦fȯls ′īs ‚fu̇t]
(oceanography)
Ice that forms along a beach terrace and attaches to it just above the high-water mark; derived from water coming from melting snow above the terrace.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.