Definition of Shelf ice

1. Noun. Ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea.

Exact synonyms: Ice Shelf
Generic synonyms: Ice



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelf Ice

sheld
sheldaple
sheldfowl
sheldrake
sheldrakes
sheldrickite
shelduck
shelducks
shelele
shelf
shelf-talker
shelf bracket
shelf cloud
shelf clouds
shelf fungus
shelf ice (current term)
shelf life
shelf lives
shelfed
shelfful
shelffuls
shelfier
shelfiest
shelfing
shelflife
shelflike
shelflives
shelfmark
shelfmarks

Literary usage of Shelf ice

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1. Earth Features and Their Meaning: An Introduction to Geology for the Student by William Herbert Hobbs (1912)
"The visible portions of this shelf-ice are of stratified compact Flo. 316. — The shelf ice of Coata Land with the surrounding pack ice showing in the ..."

2. Characteristics of Existing Glaciers by William Herbert Hobbs (1911)
"Map of the glaciers and shelf-ice tongues about the head of Robertson Bay, ... Map showing the shelf-ice tongues on the west of Ross Sea with the glacier ..."

3. Earth Features and Their Meaning: An Introduction to Geology for the Student by William Herbert Hobbs (1912)
"Sections across the inland ice and the shelf ice of Antarctica . . 283 312. ... The shelf ice of Coats Land with surrounding pack ice ... 290 317. ..."

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