Devon Island

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Devon Island,

c.20,900 sq mi (54,100 sq km), Nunavut Territory, Canada, between Baffin and Ellesmere islands.
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On Devon Island, scientists are testing out NASA's latest concept suits to see if they make the grade.
From Resolute Bay, a community of 200 on Cornwallis Island, 800 miles into the Arctic Circle, Mark and his team will then trek 300 miles across Devon Island to the highest Inuit settlement in the Canadian Arctic, Gris Fjord - a community of just 70.
In August 2001, while researching the eerily Mars-like landscape on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic, Peter told me that he didn't know what his future held or if he'd be able to keep doing Mars work much longer.
For example, while a major focus of recent investigations at the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island, Canadian High Arctic, has been to use this site as an analogue for Mars, studies there have also resulted in a substantial increase in our knowledge of polar geology and biology (Cockell et al.
Using ice cores from Devon Island (75[degrees] N) that extend back in time more than 15,000 years, Krachler and Zheng analyzed the samples using the unique clean lab and ICP-SMS facilities in Heidelberg, creating the first complete time series for atmospheric Sb in the Arctic.
He is spotted by the team on Devon Island, the largest uninhabited island on earth.
A SECOND World War pillbox on the Devon island of Burgh is up for auction today with a guide price of pounds 70,000.
So the married college professors from Townville decided they would take their own Mars mission to Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic.
Emily, from Troon, Ayrshire, was chosen from 400 applicants to be part of the six-person crew at a replica Mars landing site on the permanently frozen Devon Island.
They travelled to Devon Island, a 45-minute plane ride northeast of Resolute Bay, to take part in the 2002 field season of the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station, or FMARS.
Geologist Emily Lakdawalla, who is helping analyse pictures from rugged Devon island in the far north of Canada, said: "Most satellites look straight down at landscape.
The project, the Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station (FMARS) run by the Mars Society, sees Emily and five other crew members working in the Mars-like polar desert of Canada's Devon Island.

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