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see AntarcticaAntarctica
, the fifth largest continent, c.5,500,000 sq mi (14,245,000 sq km), asymmetrically centered on the South Pole and almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle. Geology and Geography

Antarctica consists of two major regions: W Antarctica (c.
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northernmost area of the earth, centered on the North Pole. The arctic regions are not coextensive with the area enclosed by the Arctic Circle (lat. 66°30'N) but are usually defined by the irregular and shifting 50°F; (10°C;) July isotherm that closely
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The entire episode has been a very costly error for the company both financially and reputationally," said analysts at Deutsche Bank, who estimate the Shell's Arctic exploration project could cost the company about $9 billion.
The post Shell pulls the plug on Arctic exploration for now appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- As more and more countries express interest in Arctic exploration, none of them -- especially the US -- is capable of overcoming Russia's achievements in this sphere, The New York Times reported.
To date, Alaska has derived 90 percent of its operating budget from the oil and natural gas industry and Arctic exploration is expected to create 55,000 new jobs over the next several years, with nearly 100,000 jobs at peak employment.
1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
NATIONAL DAY OF TUNISIA 1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, who led the committee that produced the report, talked about why he thinks Arctic exploration is worth the risk.
If oil prices hold steady at $60 or less, many energy companies are expected to reduce capital expenditures for exploration and production, especially in high-cost project areas such as deepwater drilling and Arctic exploration.
Statoil earlier said it would slow its Arctic exploration efforts, one of its priority areas, to control capital spending.
According to Forbes magazine, Arctic exploration is one of the hardest in the world and Russian technology is not updated for its exploration or production.
1831: The magnetic North Pole was located |by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
For Theme B we find Arctic exploration, national security in the north, and First Peoples in Canadian military history.