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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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In doing so, he accomplished one of the most significant expeditions in the history of Arctic exploration.
But it was Franklin's final expedition, to discover the sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans, that cemented his place in the history of Arctic exploration.
This unique approach enables rapid reconfiguration for a range of specialised operational roles, including: Dive support; Explosive Ordnance Disposal; Officer training; Passenger transport; Arctic exploration, Hydrographic survey and Logistic re-supply.
RUSSIAn Centre of Arctic Exploration ief Andrey Baryshnikov said bears were only found after snow on the uninhabited Siberian island had receded.
Nordic Arctic exploration company Mawson Resources Limited (TSX MAW) (Frankfurt:MXR) (PINKSHEETS:MWSNF) reported on Wednesday the election of Philip Williams to its board of directors.
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.
Per haps the most evocative stories here are epistolary--an anxiety-inducing account of an ill-fated arctic exploration and the poignant, immersive title story about a woman's double life on the American frontier.
Some topics covered include supernatural Greenland in the Old Norse sagas, mesmerism and Victorian arctic exploration, Johannes KeplerAEs Somnium, Septentrio, and the writings of Hinrich Rink and Knud Rasmussen.
Librarians will find this beautifully produced video experience to be an effective way to explore the history of arctic exploration.
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.
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