Dinsmore, Robertson P. International Ice Patrol, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
- Characteristics and types
- Arctic icebergs
- Ice islands
- International Ice Patrol
- Antarctic icebergs
- Water volume
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
A large mass of glacial ice broken off and drifted from parent glaciers or ice shelves along polar seas. Icebergs are distinguished from polar pack ice, which is sea ice, and from frozen seawater, whose rafted or hummocked fragments may resemble small icebergs. See also: Glaciology; Sea ice
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