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Vatnajökull, an ice cap in Iceland

An ice cap is a large mass of ice.

Ice caps cover less than 50 000 km² of land area. Sheets of ice covering more than 50 000 km² are called ice sheets.

Ice caps are usually in high areas, but they are not limited to them.

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