- (in polar regions) a belt of ice frozen to the shore, formed chiefly as a result of the rise and fall of the tides.
Origin of ice foot
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Historical Examples of ice foot
They were in groups all along the ice-foot in the lee of rocks and icy pinnacles.
From this ice-foot a snow-slope rose to the top of the barrier.South!
Sir Ernest Shackleton
There, on the top of a little ridge, fifty or sixty yards above the ice-foot, was plainly outlined the figure of a man.
Here, on the other hand, there was open water, too shallow for the 'Aurora' to be moored alongside the ice-foot.
Madigan, who was in charge of the whale-boat, kept it moored in the boat-harbour under shelter of the ice-foot.
- a narrow belt of ice permanently attached to the coast in polar regions