What is the importance of Hydrogen bonding in structure of ice?

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Jun 30, 2018

Hydrogen bonding influences the solid-state structure of ice...


And this is certainly a property that is NOT going to leap out at you, and you may have to consult an advanced text. The significance of the solid state structure of water, of ice, is that it is LESS DENSE than the liquid state. And as a result, icebergs float, to the hazard of luxury ocean liners. This material property of water is UNUSUAL, and shared by few other materials..