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EARTH SCIENCE > CLIMATE INDICATORS > CRYOSPHERIC INDICATORS > ICE FLOES
Definition:
Floe refers to any relatively flat piece of ice 20 m or more across. Floes are subdivided according to horizontal extent: small, medium, big, vast, giant.
Reference:
Canadian Ice Service - Environment Canada http://www.cis.ec.gc.ca/manice/chp1_eng.htm
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