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This map shows the predominant stages of development (thickness) of Arctic Sea-Ice: Fast Ice, Nilas, Young Ice, First Year Ice, Old Sea Ice.

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Last updated: April 2016

 

Arctic Portal Map - Arctic Sea Ice Analysis

Source

Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; NSIDC

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