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Ice Sheet Swim

From Openwaterpedia

noun - Ice Sheet Swim is a swim in, under or around an ice sheet.

Ice Sheet

An ice sheet, also known as a continental glacier, is a mass of glacial ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 (19,000 sq mi). The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) the Laurentide Ice Sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America.

Lewis Pugh Ice Sheet Swim

Lewis Pugh completed the first supraglacial lake swim, called the Lewis Pugh Icesheet Swim in Antarctica on 23 January 2020. It was n icesheet swim in a supraglacial lake located in East Antarctica.


Lewis Pugh's Ice Sheet Swim

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