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  • Harding Icefield, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. An ice field (also spelled icefield) is an area less than 50,000 kmĀ² (19,305 mileĀ²) of ice often found in the colder climates and higher altitudes of the world where there is sufficient precipitation[1]. — “Ice field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The icefield lies partly in the northwestern tip of Banff and the southern end of Jasper National Park. Part of the icefield, the Athabasca Glacier, is visible from the Icefields Parkway. The Athabasca Glacier has receded significantly since its greatest modern-era extent. — “Columbia Icefield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The icefield is home to over 40 large valley glaciers and 100 smaller ones. The Icefield serves as a tourist attraction with many travellers flown in by helicopter for quick walks on the 240 to 1,400 meter deep ice and the massive, awe-inspiring crevasses. — “Juneau Icefield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The next moment, relieved in great part from the downward strain at the bows, the boats gave a sudden bounce upwards, as a small icefield will, when a dense herd of white bears are scared from it into the sea. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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