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Term: Strand crack Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A fissure at the junction between an inland ice sheet, ice piedmont or ice rise and an ice shelf, the latter being subject to the rise and fall of the tide.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Fissure at the junction between an inland ice sheet, ice piedmont or ice rise and an ice shelf, the latter being subject to the rise and fall of the tide, but the term does not arise in place-names.  UKAntarcticTerms 

A fissure at the junction between an inland ice sheet, ice piedmont or ice rise and an ice shelf, the latter being subject to the rise and fall of the tide.  SPRI 

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