Terra Nivea Ice Cap

This Grinnell Ice Cap (914 m high) and the Terra Nivea (also know as Southeast) Ice Cap (853 m high) are the two southernmost ice caps in Nunavut (Figure 1), situated on the NE coast, by the mouth of Frobisher Bay (Bell and Jacobs, 1997; Cohen, 2000).

Terra Nivea and Grinnell

Figure 1: Grinnell Glacier and Terra Nivea on Baffin Island (MSN Encarta, 2007).

View of base of Watts Bay glacier
Figure 2: View of the base of Terra Nivea Ice Cap's Watts Bay outlet glacier. Photograph taken on August 1, 1981 (Miller, 2003).

Baffin Island Introduction
Glaciated Peninsulas Include:
Brodeur Peninsula Cumberland Peninsula Hall Peninsula Meta Incognita Peninsula
Ice Caps on Baffin Island Include:
Barnes Ice Cap Grinnell Ice Cap Penny Ice Cap Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Glacial features in Cumberland Peninsula Include:
Boas Glacier Caribou Glacier Coronation Glacier Fork Beard Glacier Highway Glacier
Penny Ice Cap Tumbling Glacier
Glacial features in Hall Peninsula Include:
Grinnell Ice Cap
Glacial features in Meta Incognita Peninsula Include:
Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Additional Links:
Decade Glacier Effects of Climate Change on Baffin References

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