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Term: Permanent ice zone Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A region that is covered with sea ice year-round; most of the sea ice in the permanent ice zone is multiyear ice, but younger ice and open water may still be present; the permanent ice zone is what remains in summer after all melting has occurred (often called the summer minimum extent).  NSIDCCryosphere 

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