Ward Hunt


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Hunt, Ward

(1810–86) Supreme Court justice; born in Utica, N.Y. He served on the New York state legislature (1838) and as mayor of Utica (1844). An early Republican Party organizer, he was elected to the U.S. Court of Appeals (1865–72) and was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Grant (1873–82).
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In 1960, he was in charge of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf drilling project of the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) and the SIPRE South and South-Central Greenland Expedition.
Mr Bowens, who's from Hayes in Navan, Co Meath, added he was attending the Ward Hunt on Tuesday which he said had around 70 riders and up to 30 hounds.
At the same time, the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf's central area broke up into drifting ice masses, leaving two separate ice shelves with a combined area of 301 square kilometres, down from 340 square kilometres in 2010.
He knocked 10 days off the British record for the fastest unsupported 775km trek from Ward Hunt Island, Canada, to the top of the world.
The patrol travelled from Resolute to Alert, Nunavut, to plant a Canadian flag on Ward Hunt Island, near the North Pole.
The last time such a large ice island formed was in 1962 when the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf calved an island.
In 2007, the Canadian Rangers set out on a 2000 kilometer journey across sea ice and the hostile terrain to plant a symbolic Canadian flag at the nation's northernmost point, Ward Hunt Island.
She set out from Canada's Ward Hunt Island on 8 March and by skiing, walking and swimming had hoped to take 60 days to cover the 770km to the pole, where temperatures can dip to minus 60 degrees Celsius.
Since he was dropped at the starting point on Ward Hunt Island on the coast of Canada on March 26 he covered 60 miles.
Whom did Judge Ward Hunt find guilty without a jury's verdict?
But on Thursday, just 13 days after setting out from Ward Hunt Island on Canada's northern coast, she had a "narrow escape" after falling into an 8ft ice hole.
Hannah McKeand, 34, left Canada's Ward Hunt Island yesterday to begin the 478-mile, 60-day trek.