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icecap

a thick mass of glacial ice and snow that permanently covers an area of land, such as either of the polar regions or the peak of a mountain
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Andrew, 32, from Penarth, will make his way to a Russian base in the Arctic before beginning a 26.2-mile race to the North Polar icecap on April 13.
"It is unconscionable that Ford's fuel efficiency continues to fall at a time when the Arctic icecap is melting and over 100 million Americans are living in major auto markets that exceed federal health guidelines for clean air," said Rainforest Action Network Zero Emissions Campaign director Jennifer Krill.
Polar bears mainly live off small seals, ensconced in holes in the icecap.
Over the last 20 years, the icecap has already shrunk by 17%, which is a huge problem for a region like Greenland, Robet Corell, Chairman of the Climate Panel of the Arctic Council, told the conference attended by MPs from 8 countries (Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden) during the first weekend of September in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.
Every summer--December through February--Antarctica's glacial icecap launches about 5,000 giant icebergs into the sea.
Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen skied across Greenland's icecap from east to west in 1888.
"I've skied across the Greenland Icecap, made first ascents of Arctic mountains and run an Antarctic Research Station.
The Ice Cave is a giant man-made excavation inside Langjokull, Iceland's second-largest icecap.
Alex Hibbert was involved in an expedition to the Vatnajokull icecap with a friend when the pair got into difficulties.
"Eyes are pretty sore and Tarka has frostbite on two toes." The adventurers, from Devon, were attempting the first unsupported crossing of Chile's 224-mile Southern Patagonia Icecap.
Dubai: Guinness world record holder and arctic explorer Adrian Hayes is just one sponsor short for his next challenge, the first unassisted south to north crossing of the Greenland icecap by both foot and kite - which could take up to 65 days.