Synonyms for ice shelf
shelf ice, ice shelf(noun)
ice that is attached to land but projects out to sea
ice shelf, shelf ice
A thick, floating platform of ice that forms where a glacier or ice sheet flows down to a coastline and onto the ocean surface. Ice shelves are found in Antarctica, Greenland, and Canada only.
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