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fastis

English translation: fast ice

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Norwegian term or phrase:fastis
English translation:fast ice
Entered by: Charlesp

14:27 Jun 13, 2018
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Environment & Ecology
Norwegian term or phrase: fastis
fastis, as in "fastisområder"

Can fastis be translated to permafrost?
Charlesp
Sweden
Local time: 11:04
fast ice
Explanation:
What's the context?

There is a type of sea ice known as 'fast ice', i.e. ice that is anchored to the sea bed.
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Jenny Scott
Local time: 12:04
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3 +2fast ice
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fast ice


Explanation:
What's the context?

There is a type of sea ice known as 'fast ice', i.e. ice that is anchored to the sea bed.

Example sentence(s):
  • Fast ice: Ice that is anchored to the shore or ocean bottom, typically over shallow ocean shelves at continental margins; fast ice is defined by the fact that it does not move with the winds or currents.

    https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glossary/term/fast-ice
Jenny Scott
Local time: 12:04
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Notes to answerer
Asker: The context is simply that, fastis in the Artic. Thanks!


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agree  Diarmuid Kennan
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agree  Helen Johnson
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