open pack ice

open pack ice

[′ō·pən ′pak ‚īs]
(oceanography)
Floes of sea ice that are seldom in contact with each other, generally covering between four-tenths and six-tenths of the sea surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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