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Term: Sikussak Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Very old, thick sea ice that forms in fjords; it often resembles glacial ice, because snow can pile up on the ice over many years.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Very old sea ice trapped in fjords. It resembles glacier ice because snowfall and snowdrifts contribute to its formation.  AMSglossary 

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