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This map shows the main Arctic Sea Routes, Sea Ice Conditions (summer and winter ice 2014/5; median line 1981-2010), Exclusive Economic Zones limits and the area covered by the IMO Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters, known as Polar Code (IMO Delimitations).

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Last updated: April 2016


Arctic Portal Map - Arctic Sea Routes, Ice Conditions, EEZs, IMO Delimitations


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