A low, flat mass of floating ice.
A piece of floating ice other than fast ice or glacier ice.
a flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea
Any relatively flat piece of sea ice 20m or more across. Floes are subdivided according to horizontal extent as follows: Giant: Over 10 km across Vast: 2-10 km across Big: 500 - 2000m across Medium: 100 - 500m across Small: 20 -100m across
a fragment or piece of a sheet of sea ice.
An accumulation of frazil flocs (also known as a "pan") or a single piece of broken ice.
Any relatively flat piece of ice 20 m or more across. It may be composed of several fragments bonded together.
A floe is a sheet of floating ice, usually found in polar seas.
separate patch of floating ice or flat sheet of unbroken pack ice, greater than 20 meters (22 yards) across.