icecap
icecap ice"cap` ([imac]s"k[a^]p`) n. a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak). [WordNet 1.5]

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  • icecap — noun A permanent expanse of ice encompassing a large geographical area, e.g. in Earths polar zones. The ocean beneath the arctic icecap hosts many unique organisms adapted to the cold and lack of light …   Wiktionary

  • icecap — /uys kap /, n. a thick cover of ice over an area, sloping in all directions from the center. [1850 55; ICE + CAP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • icecap — n. permanent covering of ice and snow (as on a mountain peak or at either pole) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • icecap — ice•cap [[t]ˈaɪsˌkæp[/t]] n. geo a thick cover of ice over an area, sloping in all directions from the center • Etymology: 1850–55 ice′capped , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • icecap —   Haukōhi, eke hau …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • icecap — noun a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak) • Syn: ↑ice cap • Hypernyms: ↑ice mass * * * /uys kap /, n. a thick cover of ice over an area, sloping in all directions from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lillooet Icecap — The Lillooet Icecap, also called the Lillooet Icefield or the Lillooet Crown, is a large icefield in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is about 90 kilometres northwest of the towns of Pemberton …   Wikipedia

  • Stikine Icecap — Infobox Glacier | glacier name = Stikine Icecap caption = The Devils Thumb rises above the Stikine Icecap type = Icecap location = Alaska, U.S., British Columbia, Canada coordinates = coord|57|04|14|N|132|13|51|W|type:glacier area = length =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stikine Icecap — Der Devils Thumb (2.767 m) über der Stikine Icecap Die Stikine Icecap (auch Stikine Icefield genannt) ist eine 21.876 km² große Eiskappe in den Boundary Ranges der Coast Mountains. Es erstreckt sich über die Grenze zwischen Alaska und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barnes Icecap — Sp Bárnso ledýnas Ap Barnes Icecap L Bafino s., Kanada (Nunavutas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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