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These maps show the differences in the age of sea ice extent between winter high in March 1984 and March 2015, and between summer low, September 1984 and September 2015. All maps also show the median line for March and September 1981-2010.
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Last updated: April 2016


Arctic Portal Map - Arctic Sea Ice Age Compare 1984 vs. 2015




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