Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : STRPTC
FeatureName: Strips and Patches
Alias : STRPTC
CamelCase : iceStrips
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A strip is a long narrow area of floating ice, about 1 kilometre or less in width, usually composed of small fragments detached from the main mass of ice, and run together under the influence of wind, swell or current. If the area of ice becomes more rounded in shape, it is referred to as a patch.
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Remarks : New point Object – to support WMO Symbology.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New point Object – to support WMO Symbology.
Justification : To conform to Ice Objects 4.0
Proposed : 2008-03-12
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Amended : 2010-08-22
Successor : STRPTC
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