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Sikuaq - Ice Watch Word of the Week 3


19 May 2023


 The Ice Watch Word of the Week is Sikuaq.

Sikuaq, or Hikuaq in the western dialects, is when Qinu or slushy ice begins to solidify and forms very thin freshly formed ice.

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