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Iceblink is a white light seen near the horizon, especially on the underside of low clouds,1 resulting from reflection of light off an ice field immediately beyond. The iceblink was used by both the Inuit and explorers looking for the Northwest Passage to help them navigate safely.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ice blink". Athropolis. 2005. Retrieved Sep 3, 2010.

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.