Devon Ice Cap
|Devon Ice Cap|
|Elevation||1,920 metres (6,300 ft) |
|Prominence||1,920 m (6,300 ft) |
|Location||Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada|
|First ascent||Alfred Herbert Joy and party, 1926|
The Devon Ice Cap is an ice cap on eastern Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada, covering an area of over 12,000 km2 (4,600 sq mi). The highest point on Devon Island is found at the summit of the ice cap, with an elevation of 1,920 m (6,299 ft). The ice cap has a maximum thickness of 880 m (2,887 ft), and has been steadily shrinking since 1985.
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- "Massive Arctic Ice Cap Is Shrinking, Study Shows; Rate Accelerating Since 1985". ScienceDaily.com. Retrieved 2012-12-28.
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