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Hyperboreans (hī'pərbôr`ēənz, –bôrē`ənz), in Greek mythology, people dwelling in a state of perfect bliss in the Far North who were Apollo worshipers.
fabulous people living beyond North Wind, traditionally near North Pole. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 132]
blissful race lived beyond the North Wind in a region of perpetual Spring. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 476]
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Mineva (1964) examined 190 stomachs of Alaska plaice in the eastern Bering Sea and found the following important prey items: bivalves such as Yoldia hyperborea
The 2009 issue of Acta Hyperborea
is devoted to the many aspects of the goddess Artemis/Diana.
The protein content of the last experimental diet, NHC-Kelp, is uncertain because no measurements of the proximate composition of Laminaria hyperborea
were carried out.