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Term: Drift ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Ice that moves from winds, currents, or other forces.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Any sea ice that has drifted from its place of origin. The term is used in a wide sense to include any areas of sea ice, other than fast ice, no matter what form it takes or how disposed.  AMSglossary 

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