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Sea Ice Thrust Structures

Weeks, W. F. and Anderson, D. L. (1958) Sea Ice Thrust Structures. Journal of Glaciology, 3 (23). pp. 173-175. ISSN 0022-1430.

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Unusual thrust structures in thin sea ice sheets were observed in Labrador and Greenland. These structures are the result of thin ice sheets being forced into each other by a combination of wind and waves. When thicker pack ice is subjected to these same forces pressure ridges result.

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Additional Information:© 1958 International Glaciological Society. MS. received 2 May 1956.
Issue or Number:23
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