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Term: Very close pack ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Pack ice in which the floes are tightly packed but not frozen together, with very little, if any, sea water visible; ice cover practically 10/10th.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Floating ice in which the concentration is 9/10 and more, but less than 10/10.  Bushuyev 

Pack ice in which the concentration is nine-tenths to less than ten-tenths.  WMOSeaIce 

Pack ice in which the floes are tightly packed but not frozen together, with very little, if any, sea water visible. Ice cover practically 10/10ths.  SPRI 

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