shore ice

shore ice

[′shȯr ‚īs]
(oceanography)
Sea ice that has been beached by wind, tides, currents, or ice pressure; it is a type of fast ice, and may sometimes be rafted ice.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Other ice rink holdings include Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge, IL; American Heartland Ice Arena in Lincolnwood, IL; Center Ice of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL; Southwest Ice Arena in Crestwood, IL; Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton, MD; Ice World in Abingdon, MD; Ice Land Skating Center in Hamilton Township, NJ; Jersey Shore Ice Arena in Wall Township, NJ; and Printscape Arena at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA.
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There were bears somewhere out there and probably more to the north and south along the shore ice ...
Even so we had a couple of anxious moments when she brought birds back and the current threatened to sweep her under the shore ice while she was trying to clamber her way out.
We broke shore ice to set decoys and broke it again to retrieve the same blocks.
The terrain is quite flat on the eastern side, and therefore shore ice ride-up can reach long distances.
The sealift finally made it, but late, and at a time when shore ice was already forming- the barges could not get in to the Prudhoe Bay dock.
The most famous place to see polar bears is Churchill, not just because it's one of the first places where shore ice forms, but also because of its town dump.
But melting of on shore ice does pose the prospect of sea level increase, with estimates ranging from a conservative two feet this century--enough to doom low lying places such as the Bengali and Mississippi deltas--to 20 feet if the West Antarctic Ice Sheet melts.
Be particularly wary of shore ice. It's stability can vary widely.
If the char travel under the shore ice, the belugas leave the area, since they cannot swim too far under the ice.