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Term: Drift divide Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A boundary between ice massifs or zones drifting in different directions or with a different speed. Drift divide indications include increased fracturing of the ice cover, flaws, ridging belts, leads and diverging zones. One frequently observes ice floe rotation at the drift divide.  Bushuyev 

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