drift ice

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masses of ice floating in the open sea

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Instead of plowing, the city scatters sand on icy surfaces and waits for the packed ice to loosen so it can be plowed, he said.
Light falls of snow were predicted for the town, especially on the higher ground, and the A6024 road over Holme Moss remained closed last night due to packed ice and snow on the route down into Derbyshire.
The men are believed to have been hiking along a route which was covered with packed ice and snow when they fell.
In their high-visibility orange jackets, the crooks all helped pay back their debt to society by clearing the snow and packed ice from outside George Moore Court, in Hedgecroft, Thornton.
Designed by artist Thomas Ryan, they feature Crean, Shackleton and their vessel The Endurance trapped in the packed ice of Antarctica.
15am with almost zero visibility, freezing conditions and packed ice on the ground.