Gjöa

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Gjöa

 

a wooden single-masted vessel with a displacement of 47 tons and powered by motor and sail. From 1903 to 1906, R. Amundsen’s expedition sailed aboard the Gjöa through the Northwest Passage for the first time from east to west (via the Lancaster and Peel sounds, along the coast of the Boothia Peninsula, and west along the mainland). The expedition conducted magnetic observations and gathered ethnological data on theEskimo.

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Earlier this year, the Speaker and the Mace paid visits to the communities of Baker Lake and Gjoa Haven.
Governments of Canada and Nunavut celebrate Franklin Expedition Discoveries in Gjoa Haven
By acquiring shares in the production fields Gjoa (5%) and Vega (24.
Over the last decade the company has also established itself as a leading provider of integrated offshore topside flow systems like chemical injection processing modules, with important deliveries to installations such as Gjoa, Valemon, Mariner and Aasta Hansteen.
Caption: ABOVE: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Canada's Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, travelled to Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, during Operation NANOOK on August 20, 2013.
Participants from Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven, Iqaluit, and Qikiqtarjuaq were funded through the Inuit Heritage Trust's Heritage Training Program.
At almost 100km in length, ABB's alternating current (AC) link to Statoil's Gjoa platform in the North Sea is the longest land-to-floating-installation cable of its kind in the world.
died in a snowmobile accident during a training exercise near Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Feb.
7 percent), Gjoa (15 percent) and Vega (30 percent), containing reserves (2P) of around 100 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe).
It seemed as if the Gjoa had understood that the hardest part of the struggle was over, she seemed wonderfully light in her movements.
In Norway, production started on the Gjoa field (Shell share 12%), with a production capacity of 107 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d).
Future research should involve other Nunavut communities, particularly those locations less frequented by cruise ships such as Gjoa Haven, Kugluktuk and Kimmirut, to ensure at the outset that risks associated with cruise tourism development are minimised and opportunities maximised both for local people, and the wider territory.