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Definition: A long narrow area of pack ice, about 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detatched from the main mass of ice, and run together under the influence of wind or current.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A long narrow zone of floating ice, about 1 km or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detached from the main mass of ice, and run together under the influence of wind, swell or current.  Bushuyev 

Long narrow area of pack ice, about 0.5 n mi (1 km) or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detached from the main mass of ice, and run together under the influence of wind, swell, or current.  WMOSeaIce 

Sea ice terminology. Describes a long narrow area of pack/drift ice, about one (1) km or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detached from the main mass of ice, which run together under the influence of wind, swell or current.  ECCCanada 

A long narrow area of pack ice, about 1 km or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detached from the main mass of ice, and run together under the influence of wind or current.  SPRI 

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