Ice floe

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An ice floe (ice float) is a large pack of floating ice. Such ice floes are found in:

  • Drift ice, any type of sea ice not attached to land
  • Ice dam (ice jam), a blockage of ice in a river starting with an ice floe in the river
  • Ice stream, a type of fast moving glacier

See also[edit]

  • Ice flow, the movement of ice, is a misspelling of ice floe.