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An Ivu, or ice shove is a surge of ice from the ocean onto the shore. They are caused by ocean currents and winds blowing multi-year ice onto the shore, creating piles up to 40 feet high. Some have described them as 'ice tsunamis'.

See also

  • Pictures of ice shoves
  • Video of ice shove in Newfoundland (youtube)
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