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  1. icecap, ice capnoun

    a mass of ice and snow that permanently covers a large area of land (e.g., the polar regions or a mountain peak)


  1. icecapnoun

    A permanent expanse of ice encompassing a large geographical area, e.g. in Earth's polar zones.

    The ocean beneath the arctic icecap hosts many unique organisms adapted to the cold and lack of light.


  1. icecap

    An icecap is a large, dome-shaped glacier that covers a highland area or plateau, often in polar and subpolar regions, and spreads out in all directions. It's generally smaller than an ice sheet which covers more than 50,000 square kilometers, whereas ice caps cover less than that.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of icecap in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of icecap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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