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Term: Deformed ice Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A general term for ice which has been squeezed together and forced upwards and downwards in places. Subdivisions are rated ice, ridge ice, hummocked ice, and other similar deformations.  NOAAHydrology 

A general term for ice that has been squeezed together and, in places, forced upwards (and downwards). Subdivisions are rafted ice, ridged ice, and hummocked ice.  WMOSeaIce 

A general term for ice which has been squeezed together and broken up with formation of surface and underwater conglomerations. Subdivisions are rafted ice, rough ice, ridged ice, jammed brash barrier and hillocky multiyear ice.  Bushuyev 

Sea ice terminology. It is a general term for ice which has been squeezed together, and in places, forced upwards and downwards. The subdivisions of deformed ice are known as rafted ice, ridged ice, and hummocked ice.  ECCCanada 

A general term for sea ice that has been broken and reoriented. It includes ridged, hummocked, and rafted ice. Deformed ice is distinguished by its high surface roughness.  AMSglossary 

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