ice sheet

ice sheet
ледниковая шапка; ледниковый покров; ледяной покров
ледниковый покров; ледяной покров; ледниковая шапка

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ледниковая шапка
ледниковый покров
ледяной покров

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ледяной покров

Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • ice sheet — ice sheets N COUNT An ice sheet is a large thick area of ice, especially one that exists for a long time …   English dictionary

  • ice sheet — n. a thick layer of ice covering an extensive area for a long period, as in an ice age …   English World dictionary

  • ice sheet — n an ↑ice cap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ice sheet — ice ,sheet noun count an ICE CAP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Ice sheet — An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km² (20,000 mile²). [cite web|url=http://gemini.oscs.montana.edu/ geol445/hyperglac/glossary.htm|accessdate=2006 08 22|title=Glossary of Important… …   Wikipedia

  • ice sheet — noun : a glacial ice cover : ice cap the ice sheets on some Greenland promontories especially : one (as a continental glacier) spreading outward over a large land area and concealing all or most surface features the great ice sheets covering much …   Useful english dictionary

  • ice sheet — /ˈaɪs ʃit/ (say uys sheet) noun 1. a broad, thick sheet of ice covering an extensive area for a long period of time. 2. a mass of glacier ice that covers more than 50 000 square kilometres. Also, icesheet. The only current ice sheets (def. 2) are …  

  • ice sheet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ice sheet : singular ice sheet plural ice sheets an ice cap …   English dictionary

  • Ice sheet dynamics — describe the motion within large bodies of ice, such those currently on Greenland and Antarctica. Ice motion is dominated by the movement of glaciers, whose gravity driven activity is controlled by two main variable factors: the temperature and… …   Wikipedia

  • ice sheet — 1. a broad, thick sheet of ice covering an extensive area for a long period of time. 2. a glacier covering a large fraction of a continent. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium


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