Translation of ice sheet in Spanish:

ice sheet

capa de hielo, n.

noun

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    capa de hielo feminine
    • We consider climate and sea level as the two most likely mechanisms for early deglaciation of the British-Irish ice sheet.
    • Later, as the permafrost melted and the ice sheet warmed as a result of climatic amelioration, the ice would have become wetbased.
    • Younger cited evidence for extensive ground freezing in SE England during the Devensian, beyond the limit of the Devensian ice sheet.
    • Several scientists have proposed that the southern part of the Greenland ice sheet disappeared during the period of maximum interglacial warmth.
    • The results present estimates of the thermal, hydrological and mechanical effects of a regional ice sheet, determined from a simplified ice-sheet model.