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PANCAKE ice, of rounded span, Looks like pancakes in the pan.
The set revealed the many faces of sea ice--pan ice, pack ice, pancake ice (the latter in particular)--which depends for its form on water conditions at the time of freezing.
The entries include professional level terms as well as those you hear every night from the local weather guesser, and include such concepts as pancake ice, interstade, the various types and functions of clouds, and the real meaning of "climate," which is not the same as short-term "weather.