Skipper Petra Kliba

Skipper Petra Kliba

Nautical Term:

iceberg (n)


A large floating mass of ice that has broken off a glacier. In practice, icebergs are a hazard to navigation in northern and southern polar waters. One was the cause of the sinking of the Titanic.

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