How much of the world is covered in ice?
3.1% of earth's entire surface is covered by ice
10.7% of earth's land is covered by ice.
An ice age is a cold time period in earth's histor during which glaciers covered large parts of Earth's surface. An Ice-age is a time period between Paleothic & Neolithic era when thick ice sheets covered much of the world. An ice age is any period in Earth's history where polar icecaps were in place. For example, we are currently in an ice age now. It was a time when the world was covered in…
Antarctica is 5,400,000 sq miles (14,000,000 sq km) in size. Of this, 5,300,000 sq mi (13,720,000 sq kms) is ice covered, leaving 100,000 sq mi ( 280,000 sq km) ice free. This works out at 98.15% ice covered, 1.85% ice free. During the winter months, 100% of Antarctica is covered in ice. During the height of summer, the coastal regions thaw out a little, making it about 98%.