Agassiz Ice Cap

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Agassiz Ice Cap
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The Agassiz Ice Cap
Type Icecap
Location Nunavut, Canada
Coordinates 80°30′N 75°00′W / 80.5°N 75°W / 80.5; -75

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 in area.[1] It is located between the North Ellesmere ice field to the north and the Prince of Wales Icefield to the south.


  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.