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An ice cap is a large mass of ice. Ice caps cover less than 50 000 km² of land area. Sheets of ice covering more than 50 000 km² are called ice sheets. Ice caps are usually in high areas, but they are not limited to them.
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- "Ice Caps". The Geography Site. http://www.geography-site.co.uk/pages/physical/glaciers/icecap.html. Retrieved 2011-08-26.