cave ice

   Ice formed in a cave by natural freezing of water. Loosely but incorrectly applied to calcium carbonate dripstone and flowstone [10].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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