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Contact: Nancy Gohring
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University of Washington

Sea Ice Extent

Caption: The orange line shows the median area the ice covered in late September from 1979 through 2000. The white area indicates the area covered in ice in late September this year.

Credit: National Snow and Ice Data Center

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