Agassiz Ice Cap

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Agassiz Ice Cap
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The Agassiz Ice Cap
Map showing the location of Agassiz Ice Cap
Map showing the location of Agassiz Ice Cap
Nunavut, Canada
Type Icecap
Coordinates 80°30′N 075°00′W / 80.500°N 75.000°W / 80.500; -75.000Coordinates: 80°30′N 075°00′W / 80.500°N 75.000°W / 80.500; -75.000

Agassiz Ice Cap is an ice cap on the central eastern side of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada.[1] The Agassiz ice cap is about 21,000 km2 (8,100 sq mi) in area.[1] It is located between the North Ellesmere ice field to the north and the Prince of Wales Icefield to the south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wolken, G.; Sharp, M.; Wang, L. (2009). "Snow and ice facies variability and ice layer formation on Canadian Arctic ice caps, 1999-2005". Jrnl Geophysical Research 114. doi:10.1029/2008JF001173.