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  • The Milne Ice Shelf is fast ice – ice that forms in the mountains and holds fast until it migrates to the calving zone and falls into the sea.

    Deception Point

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  • Fast ice at Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_ice "sea ice that has frozen along coasts ("fastened" to them) along the shoals, or to the sea floor over shallow parts of the continental shelf, and extends out from land into sea."

    January 24, 2013