Ice blink

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Ice blink is a white light seen near the horizon, especially on the underside of low clouds,1 resulting from reflection of light off a field of ice immediately beyond. The ice blink was used by both the Inuit and explorers looking for the Northwest Passage to help them navigate safely.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ice blink". Athropolis. 2005. Retrieved Sep 3, 2010. 

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.