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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Ice sheet dynamics — describe the motion within large bodies of ice, such those currently on Greenland and Antarctica. Ice motion is dominated by the movement of glaciers, whose gravity driven activity is controlled by two main variable factors: the temperature and… …   Wikipedia

  • Ice shelf — An ice shelf is a thick, floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. Ice shelves are found in Antarctica, Greenland and Canada only. The boundary between the floating ice… …   Wikipedia

  • Ayles Ice Shelf — The Ayles Ice Shelf was one of six major ice shelves in Canada, all located on the northern coast of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut. The ice shelf broke off from the coast on August 13, 2005, forming a giant ice island m to… …   Wikipedia

  • Pobeda Ice Island — Pobeda Ice Island, original russian name остров Победы (остров = Island , Победа = Victory , meaning Pobeda Island or Victory Island) is an Ice Island in the Mawson Sea 160 km off the East Antarctica Coast of Queen Mary Land, Australian Antarctic …   Wikipedia

  • Little Ice Age — The reconstructed depth of the Little Ice Age varies between different studies (anomalies shown are from the 1950–80 reference period). The Little Ice Age (LIA) was a period of cooling that occurred after the Medieval Warm Period (Medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • Ross Ice Shelf — The Ross Ice Shelf (coord|81|30|S|175|00|W|) is the largest ice shelf of Antarctica (an area of roughly 487 000 km², and about 800 km across: about the size of France [http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/about antarctica/teacher… …   Wikipedia

  • Ward Hunt Ice Shelf — The Ward Hunt Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf in the Arctic, located on the north coast of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada. During the twentieth century the Ellesmere Ice Shelf broke up into six separate shelves, the largest being Ward Hunt …   Wikipedia

  • Drygalski Ice Tongue — The iceberg C 16 collides with Drygalski ice tongue on 30 March 2006. The Drygalski Ice Tongue or Drygalski Barrier or Drygalski Glacier Tongue is a glacier in Antarctica, located on the Scott Coast, in the northern McMurdo Sound of Antarctica s… …   Wikipedia

  • Larsen Ice Shelf — /lahr seuhn/ an ice barrier in Antarctica, in the NW Weddell Sea, on the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula: first explored 1893. * * * Ice shelf in the northwestern Weddell Sea, adjoining the eastern coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is named …   Universalium

  • iceberg — /uys berrg/, n. 1. a large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea. 2. Informal. an emotionally cold person. 3. Australian Informal. a person who swims or surfs regularly in winter. 4. tip of the iceberg, the first… …   Universalium

  • Antarctica — /ant ahrk ti keuh, ahr ti /, n. the continent surrounding the South Pole: almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. ab. 5,000,000 sq. mi. (12,950,000 sq. km). Also called Antarctic Continent. * * * Antarctica Introduction Antarctica Background:… …   Universalium

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