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Term: Iceport Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Embayment (usually of variable position and extent) in an ice front, where ships can moor alongside and discharge on the ice shelf.  UKAntarcticTerms 

An embayment in an ice front, often of temporary nature, where ships can moor alongside and unload directly into the ice shelf.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Sea ice terminology describing a bay of ice, often of a temporary nature, where ships can moor alongside and unload directly onto the ice itself.  ECCCanada 

An embayment in an ice front, often of a temporary nature, where ships can moor alongside and unload directly onto the ice shelf.  SPRI 

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