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Ellef Ringnes

 

an island in the Canadian Archipelago; one of the Sverdrup Islands of the Queen Elizabeth Islands. The island covers an area of 13,400 sq km. There are elevations in the east to 175 m. Vegetation consists of species typical of arctic wasteland. Structures on the island include a weather station and Isachsen Airport.

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We are going from Isachsen on Ellef Ringnes Island, up through the Sverdrup Channel, to Eureka on the Fosheim Peninsula (lovely names), and are flying in a twin-engine Otter over the Beaufort Sea, north of Axel Heiberg Island.
In May 1961, while on an oceanographic sampling traverse over the Beaufort Sea west of Ellef Ringnes Island, Bernie's aircraft, a ski-equipped DHC Otter, went through the ice on landing.
The plan is to finish at the last certified position of the North Magnetic Pole, 32km from Isachson, on Ellef Ringnes Island sometime in the beginning of May.
It will finish at the last certified position of the North Magnetic Pole, 32km from Isachson, on Ellef Ringnes Island.
Dale McKenzie, of Sunderland, will set off on the Magsolo 2007 expedition from Ellef Ringnes Island, in the Canadian arctic in February.
Researchers found them first on Ellef Ringnes Island and more recently on Prince Patrick Island, both along the rim of the Arctic Ocean.
The finish is at the last officially certified position of the North Magnetic pole which is 32km from Isachson, a derelict "Dew Line" based on Ellef Ringnes Island.
1998; 29 April, Isachsen, Ellef Ringnes Island, MacDonald, 1961; 27 April, Alert, Ellesmere Island, MacDonald, 1953; 13 May, Resolute Bay, Geale, 1971).
2007), but higher than mean values from small lakes and ponds from Victoria Island, Ellef Ringnes Island, and Devon Island (Michelutti et al.
4 ka BP bowhead whale skull was discovered on Ellef Ringnes Island in the northern Canadian Arctic Archipelago, 700 km north of its previously reported early Holocene range.
A 10 400-Year-Old Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) Skull from Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut: Implications for Sea-Ice Conditions in High Arctic Canada at the End of the Last Glaciation.
For example, Jackson (1933, 1938) reported 122 specimens from Akpatok Island, Ungava Bay, and 25 specimens from northeastern Baffin Island; Hillyard (1979) reported 29 adults from southern Baffin Island and Greenland; and McAlpine (1965) reported two specimens of one species (but numerous of another) from Ellef Ringnes Island.