ice cap

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ice cap ‎(plural ice caps)

  1. A permanent expanse of ice encompassing a large geographical area, e.g. in Earth's polar zones or at high elevation.
    The ocean beneath the arctic ice cap hosts many unique organisms adapted to the cold and shortage of light.
    The ice cap of Kilimanjaro is shrinking and some researchers believe it will disappear within next one hundred years.