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Old Posted Jul 2, 2007, 3:58 PM
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Originally Posted by vanman View Post

Ice shelf:

thick mass of floating ice that is attached to land, formed from and fed by tongues of glaciers extending outward from the land into sheltered waters. Where there are no strong currents, the ice becomes partly grounded on the sea bottom and attaches itself to rocks and islands. The shelf is pushed forward by glacial pressure until its forward growth is terminated…
I assume you're attempting to prove a point by using the dunce smiley, though I'm not exactly sure what it is.
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