Why do some maps have ice on the North Pole and others don’t?



[Example](https://images.app.goo.gl/y1wfF6rXVGgUi9Au5) [Example](https://images.app.goo.gl/NC3TrArjXaXCHSQE7)

In: Earth Science

There is no land at the North Pole. As such, it’s up to the map makers if they want to include it in their maps.

The same reason why some paintings of trees have leaves and others don’t. It changes with the seasons.