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Ice cap climate

Köppen Code: EF
E : Polar
F : Ice cap


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Polar eternal winter.

With all 12 months of the year with average temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F).

Related climatic classifications
ETTundra


A selection of mineral localities found in this climate zone.

Mt Erebus, Ross Island, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Don Juan Pond, Wright Valley, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Dufek Massif, Pensacola Mts, Coats Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Mount Adamson, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Allan Hills 84008 meteorite (ALH 84008), Allan Hills, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Balchen Mt, Sør Rondane Mts, Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Wilkes Station, Clark Peninsula, Wilkes Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Allan Hills 88070 meteorite (ALH 88070), Allan Hills, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Bunt Island, Amundsen Bay, Tula Mts, Napier Complex, Enderby Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Ross Island, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Graves Nunataks meteorites, Wisconsin Range, Transantarctic Mts, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Allan Hills A77283 meteorite (ALHA77283), Allan Hills, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Stornes Peninsula, Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills), Prydz Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast, Princess Elizabeth Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Reference Peak, Tula Mts, Napier Complex, Enderby Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Showa Station (Syowa Station), East Ongul Island, Lützow-Holm Bay, Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Mt Melbourne, Transantarctic Mts, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Northern face, Mt. Riiser-Larsen, Tula Mts, Napier Complex, Enderby Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Pensacola Mts, Coats Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Prydz Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast, Princess Elizabeth Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Johnston Firth, Stornes Peninsula, Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills), Prydz Bay, Ingrid Christensen Coast, Princess Elizabeth Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts), Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Zircon point pegmatite, Khmara Bay, Casey Bay, Napier Complex, Enderby Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Yamato 691 meteorite (Y-691), Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts), Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Lewis Cliff, Buckley Island quadrangle, Transantarctic Mts, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Szabo Bluff, Scott Glacier, Transantarctic Mts, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
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