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Inland ice

Huge ice masses that can be over 4,000 m thick, cover broad expanses of land, and form at the edges of glacier termini or break off (“calve”) at the ocean’s edge with vertical walls, producing icebergs in the process; today, only to be found in Greenland and the Antarctic.