ice band

ice band

[′īs ‚band]
(hydrology)
A layer of ice in firn or snow.
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The split had grown by about 12 miles in 2014, breaking through a type of ice band that usually stops such cracks.
Ominously, the split broke through a type of ice band that usually stops such cracks.
In winter 2011-12, ice began to form on the lake in late January, when a narrow (5-10 km) fast ice band appeared along the shoreline.
This talented musician is perhaps well known for his part in his father's band Dave West and the Blue Ice Band.
That was a surprise, because the area is known to be highly reflective, which usually is a sign of less-contaminated ice and thus stronger water ice bands.