Ground ice

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Term: Ground ice
Definition: A body of clear ice in frozen ground. Ice of this nature is most commonly found in more or less permanently frozen ground (permafrost) and may be of sufficient age to be termed fossil ice. (Also called subsoil ice, subterranean ice, underground ice, stone ice.)
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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