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Term: Marine-based ice sheet Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: An ice sheet containing a substantial region that rests on a bed lying below sea level and whose perimeter is in contact with the ocean. The best known example is the West Antarctic ice sheet.  IPCC2013 

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