ice push

ice push

[′īs ‚pu̇sh]
(geology)
Lateral pressure that is caused by expansion of shoreward-moving ice on a lake or a bay of the sea and that follows a rise in temperature. Also known as ice shove; ice thrust.
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This turn-key business includes 3 ice push carts, van, concession trailer freezers etc.
SNOW and ice push our driving skills to the limit, so you must know how to drive properly in the conditions.
Initiation of the next ridge may occur through development of a swash bar or may result from ice push to form an initial ridge that may subsequently be reworked by waves.
Previously called ice pushes, ice shoves, or ivu, seeing ice blocks move up shorelines due to strong winds typically happens at the start of spring.
You can not appreciate the movement as the ice pushes its way forward, streaming slowly out towards the edge.
The sea ice pushed out to warmer waters offshore melts, and this could also have far-flung impacts.
Whereas Diao's prior pictures, though exhibiting his dark wit and directorial grace, were all small and self-contained, Black Coal, Thin Ice pushes outwards, in reach of both ridiculousness and a wider audience.
When this happens, the ice pushes rocks in their path, with the rocks sliding along the slippery mud below the surface of the water, creating trails in their wake.
-- Heavy rains and melting snow and ice pushed rivers toward or above flood stage around Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine on Tuesday and flooded some roads in the region.
"Late season geese are easy to locate, because ice pushes them to water, and late in the season they are often easier to hunt.
Thick ice pushed the convoy to the northwest, and by June 13 the group was outside of Ivigtuk.
Paul Daniels lasted just 48 hours on Five's The Farm before a row with rapper Vanilla Ice pushed him over the edge.