pressure ice

pressure ice

[′presh·ər ‚īs]
(oceanography)
Ice, especially sea ice, which has been deformed or altered by the lateral stresses of any combination of wind, water currents, tides, waves, and surf; may include ice pressed against the shore, or one piece of ice upon another.
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156, line 7 from bottom: We have adopted Graham's revision of this line in pen; it originally read: "The shuffled cards of pressure ice."
going on deck we discovered we were in the midst of an impenetrable ice field of heavy pressure ice. During the day the dogs were taken for a run on the large floe ...
Rangers >travel to Dumfries to face Queen of the South tonight with Ally McCoist under pressure ICE SKATING: Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - British Eurosport 1845.