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Term: Ridge ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Sea ice terminology describing a line or wall of broken ice forced up by pressure that may be fresh or weathered. Also see ice keel.  ECCCanada 

Ice piled haphazardly one piece over another in the form of ridges or walls.  NOAAHydrology 

Piled ice formed by ridging.  NSIDCCryosphere 

In hydrologic terms, ice piled haphazardly one piece over another in the form of ridges or walls.  NOAA-NWS 

Ice piled haphazardly one piece over another in the form of ridges or walls. Usually found in first-year ice. (Ridged)  WMOSeaIce 

Sea ice terminology describing ice that is piled haphazardly, one piece over another in the form of ridges or walls. Usually found in first-year ice.  ECCCanada 

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