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Term: Rafted ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
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Definition: Deformed sea ice in which one piece has overridden another; also called telescoped ice.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Sea ice terminology, describing a type of deformed ice, formed by one piece of ice overriding another.  ECCCanada 

Type of deformed ice formed by one piece of ice overriding another.  WMOSeaIce 

Type of deformed ice formed by one piece of ice overriding another. When young ice under pressure is forced alternately over and under like thrusting fingers, the ice is termed finger rafted ice.  Bushuyev 

Two-layered or multilayered floating ice under pressure, resulting from one flow overriding another.  WMOHydrology 

Deformed sea ice in which one piece has overridden another. (Also called telescoped ice.)  AMSglossary 

A form of pressure ice in which one floe overrides another.  SPRI 

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