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Sea-Ice Limit

Caption: The average sea-ice limit for April 1979-2013 (dotted), a typical Newfoundland maximum sea-ice limit for the early twentieth century (dashed and denoted as 1912) and the maximum iceberg limit for 1900-2000 are shown, in addition to the 48°N line. The location of the Titanic collision is shown by an "X". The blue shading shows depth, with the lightest blue denoting the continental shelf (< 1000 m depth).

Credit: Significance (journal)

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