En «growler» er et middels stort stykke is som bryter av fra en isbre (denne prosessen kalles isbrekalving), et isfjell eller iskapper. Det flyter i åpent vann, og kan være et hinder for små båter. Det er mindre enn 1 meter høyt over havet, og mindre enn 5 meter langt.

Growler on Hornsund fiord near Hans Glacier, Spitsbergen (author: Piotr Andryszczak)



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