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shelf ice

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  1. shelf ice, ice shelfnoun

    ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea


  1. shelf ice

    Shelf ice is a floating sheet of ice that forms on larger bodies of water, such as oceans and large lakes, as a result of continuous freezing and expansion. This type of ice structure is usually found in the polar seas and can be several hundred meters thick. It is attached to the coastline and extends over the surface of the seawater, often acting as a barrier between the open ocean and the shore.


  1. Shelf ice

    Shelf ice can refer to the ice that forms when a portion of a lake surface freezes. It is often then washed upon the shore. This is common within the Great Lakes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelf ice in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shelf ice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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