rubble ice

rubble ice

[′rəb·əl ‚īs]
(civil engineering)
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Figure 9 shows the ice conditions on 27 March in Tallinn Bay, which was fully covered by heavy rubble ice. There was no systematic observation of the oil spill, but it is clear that a large amount of oil was still in and under the ice.
4) Present the areal fractions and spatial patterns of multiyear, first-year, and rubble ice areas (1997-2001).
Sometimes they would encounter vast sections of rubble ice, "chaos for hundreds of metres", over which progress was painfully slow.