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Term: Latent heat polynya Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A polynya that forms from strong winds in a persistent direction that push the ice away from a barrier (the coast, fast ice, a grounded iceberg, or an ice shelf).  NSIDCCryosphere 

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