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Term: Inland ice sheet Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: An ice sheet of considerable thickness and an area of more than about 50,000 square kilometers (12.4 million acres), resting on rock; inland ice sheets near sea level may merge into ice shelves.  NSIDCCryosphere 

An ice sheet of considerable thickness and more than about 50,000 square km in area, resting on rock. Inland ice sheets near sea level may merge into ice shelves.  SPRI 

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