Arctic regions

their situation, appearances, climate, and zoology
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Statementby Captain Scoresby, F.R.S.E.
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LC ClassificationsG742 .S43
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Paginationviii, 192 p.
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Open LibraryOL6958218M
LC Control Number05024106

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The book has been a prized possession of major American and European museums, libraries, and collectors ever since. With an introduction written by the noted polar historian Russell A. Potter, The Arctic Regions is now available in a special limited edition.

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Bradford was born in Fairhaven. Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Sir John Franklin and his expedition, sailing o /5. ‎In an age when polar exploration was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin's journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination.

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Potter, The Arctic Regions is now available for the first time to the trade. As the pace of global climate change quickens and the magnificent Arctic icecap dwindles, its publication could not be more timely or important.

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The Arctic. "A1 (G) " Shows territorial seas, continental shelf boundaries, territorial claims, shipping routes, and areas covered by sea ice. Relief shown by shading and gradient tints. Depths shown by shading and gradient tints. North Pole at map center; Greenwich meridian to the south.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Get this from a library. Arctic and Antarctic regions. [Francene Sabin; Allan Eitzen] -- Briefly describes the frozen regions around the North Pole and the South Pole, which are.

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The Arctic (/ ˈ ɑːr k t ɪ k / or / ˈ ɑːr t ɪ k /) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska (United States), Canada, Finland, Greenland (), Iceland, Norway, Russia, and within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly treeless permafrost.

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Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions, Or, The Adventures of Sir John Franklin (New York: G. Cooper, ), by John Franklin (multiple formats at ) A Concise Account of Voyages, for the Discovery of a North-West Passage, Undertaken for Finding a New Way to the East-Indies (London: Printed for the Proprietor, ), by Richard.

Shows southern boundary of continuous permafrost ground and Northwest Passage/Northern Sea Route. " " North Pole at map center. Vertical meridian at °W/80°E.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Annotated in black marker ink/lead-pencil, taped at edges. Includes note. Arctic, northernmost region of the Earth, centred on the North Pole and characterized by distinctively polar conditions of climate, plant and animal life, and other physical features.

The term is derived from the Greek arktos (“bear”), referring to the northern constellation of the Bear. It has sometimes been used to designate the area within the Arctic Circle—a mathematical line that is. This book examines emerging forms of governance in the Arctic region, exploring how different types of state and non-state actors promote and support rules and standards.

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Instead, they .The Arctic regions are centered on the North Pole. They include the northern parts of Canada, the United States, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and Greenland. The Arctic Ocean lies between these lands.

An imaginary line, called the Arctic Circle, surrounds most of the area. The Arctic regions are some of the least populated areas on.