- a large sheet of floating ice, larger than an ice floe.
Origin of ice field
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Historical Examples of ice field
Was this a sign that land was near, or was it some ice-field that had broken up?The Field of Ice
Three miles from land the waves were breaking on the edges of the ice-field.
On the 18th of January the aspect of the ice-field changed all at once.The English at the North Pole
We'll beat up through this channel to the north side of the ice-field.
"Here's clear sailing round this ice-field," remarked the captain.
- a very large flat expanse of ice floating in the sea; large ice floe
- a large mass of ice permanently covering an extensive area of land
- A large expanse of ice covering a mountainous region and consisting of several interconnected glaciers.
- An extensive area of ice on the surface of the ocean, consisting of multiple ice floes and covering an area that is greater than 10 km (6.2 mi) across.