Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : ICEFRA
FeatureName: Ice Fracture
Alias : ICEFRA
CamelCase : iceFracture
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Any break or rupture through the ice pack, or a single floe, resulting from deformation processes. Length may vary from a few metres to many kilometres.
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Remarks : Note that there is no established WMO symbol to depict “Fracture”. It is recommended that the symbol for “Crack” be used in the interim, until this discrepancy is corrected in a future revised edition of the referenced WMO documents.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : Revised point Object to support future change to WMO Symbology
Justification : To conform to Ice Objects 4.0
Proposed : 2008-03-12
Accepted : 2008-03-12
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Successor : ICEFRA
Predecessor : ICEFRA