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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 554

Concept definition: A thick sheet of <ICE> usually of great extent, mostly afloat on a <WATERBODY_SURFACE>, with a level or undulating <SURFACE> and attached to <LAND>; ice shelf. The seaward edge is termed an <ICE_CLIFF> (ice front).
Reference type: PR
Reference: [FACC, Annex A: BJ065]
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