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Term: Hummocking Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: [sea ice] pressure process by which floating ice becomes broken up into hummocks.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Sea ice terminology. Describes the pressure process by which ice is forced into hummocks. When the floes rotate in the process, it is termed screwing.  ECCCanada 

The pressure process by which sea ice is forced into hummocks. When the floes rotate in the process it is termed screwing.  WMOSeaIce 

Pressure process by which floating ice becomes broken up into hummocks.  SPRI 

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