ice-rafting

ice-rafting

[′īs ‚raf·tiŋ]
(geology)
The transporting of rock and other minerals, of all sizes, on or within icebergs, ice floes, river drift, or other forms of floating ice.
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In the winter, ice-rafting shears the stalks to stubble or flattened, tangled mats.
2008, Cenozoic ice-rafting history of the central Arctic Ocean: Terrigenous sands on the Lomonosov Ridge: Paleoceanography, v.