TITLE

Ice: An Identification Sampler

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Don
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2009, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the land-based freshwater ice, which enters the oceans through the calving of glaciers at the point where they meet the sea, creating as well, icebergs which are typically craggy. It states that the Antarctic contains 90 percent of the world's freshwater ice, while Greenland ranks a distant second with 8.3 percent, and that sea ice formed from seawater through a cold distilling process, separating salt from the water.
ACCESSION #
36122106

 

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