winter ice

winter ice

[′win·tər ′īs]
(oceanography)
Level sea ice more than 8 inches (20 centimeters) thick, and less than 1 year old; the stage which follows young ice.
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This 97-kilometre, two-lane gravel highway will replace the existing winter ice road to Whati and provide a more reliable all-season connection to the Territorial highway system as part of the GNWT's Infrastructure Plan.
In Alaska, several rivers saw winter ice break up on their earliest dates on record.
It played host to the city's winter ice rink before renovations moved the rink to Harbison.
This is when winter ice begins to melt and break up, making them easier to move with force.
In response, Bach said his delegation had been impressed with their visits to the Olympic venues, winter sports training grounds, and the winter ice festival in the northeastern city of Harbin.
(TAP) - Swimming enthusiast Yu Hongtao, 50, trained for months in the freezing water of the Songhua river to compete in a winter ice swimming tournament held annually in China's northern city of Harbin, known for its bitterly cold weather.
Most troubling, the Arctic saw the second-lowest overall sea-ice coverage and the lowest recorded winter ice in the Bering Sea.
Service has been restored to more than 152,000 customers who lost power across FirstEnergy Corp.'s service territory following the winter ice and snow storm that hit the region yesterday.
Winter sea ice, too, is now following the same track, with this year's winter ice extent at its lowest value ever, beating the previous record that happened only last winter.
But Gwyn, with his brown skin, his tasty winter ice creams and his bizarre chapel Welsh; Gwyn doesn't belong.
If you're venturing outdoors in winter ice and snow, consider using ice cleats that you can slip or strap on over your shoes (you can purchase these at shoe stores and online).
Facebook likes flooded in for the story of Airdrie teenager Faith Davidson, who pulled on her ice skates and slid along Oakbank Street in Craigneuk to highlight the extent of winter ice and the need for grit.