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Origin of floe
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH floefloe , flow
Example sentences from the Web for floe
In colder climates, melting arctic plates has forced polar bears to abandon their ice floes for dry land hunting.How Climate Change Is Causing Chaos in the Animal Kingdom|Nina Strochlic|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mud containing microscopic shells which only occur in Siberia has been collected on some of these southward-bound ice-floes.
Good progress was made to the south; the vessel dodging icebergs and detached floes.
The separate floes stood some ten or fifteen feet above the water-level, and the lengths of several exceeded a quarter of a mile.
Gradually there opened up a beautiful vista of sea, dotted with floes and rocky islets (many of which were ice-capped).
About this time, too, we met numerous fields and floes of ice, to get through which we often experienced considerable difficulty.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne