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Term: Floeberg Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A massive piece of sea ice composed of a hummock or a group of hum- mocks, frozen together and separated from any ice surroundings. It may float up to 17 ft (5 m) above sea level.  WMOSeaIce 

A massive piece of sea ice composed of a hummock, or a group of hummocks frozen together, presenting a separate floating ice fragment in ice-free water or among separate ice fragments. It may protrude up to 5 m above sea-level.  Bushuyev 

Sea ice terminology, describing a massive piece of ice composed of a hummock or a group of hummocks, frozen together and separated from any surrounding ice. They may typically protrude up to 5 m above water level.  ECCCanada 

A mass of hummocked ice, formed by the piling up of many ice floes by lateral pressure; an extreme form of pressure ice. It may be more than 50 ft high and resemble an iceberg.  AMSglossary 

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