Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : ICEBRG
FeatureName: Iceberg
Alias : ICEBRG
CamelCase : bergIce
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : An Iceberg is a massive piece of glacial ice, greatly varying in shape and showing more than 5 meters above the sea surface which has broken away from a glacier, and which may be afloat or grounded. This Object Class also includes smaller forms of glacial ice, known as "Bergy Bits" and "Growlers", which are defined by their size Attribute.
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Remarks : This point Object has been revised to represent the location of an individual berg, as per WMO Symbology. Other Objects are now available to represent bergs in an area, or the limit of known bergs.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : Revised as point object.
Justification : To conform to Ice Objects 4.0
Proposed : 2008-03-12
Accepted : 2008-03-12
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Successor : ICEBRG
Predecessor : ICEBRG