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Archive for the ‘Arctic’ Category

Few links on ice studies

Scientist to embark on traverse down spine of ice sheet Liz Morris, 65, was about to undertake a demanding, monthlong traverse down the 3,050-meter-high spine of the vast Greenland ice sheet — with a single assistant, John Sweeny, two heavy-duty Ski-Doos and three wooden sleds piled with supplies and scientific gear…. Read more in CTV […]

Arctic exploration, sea route and border dispute

Due to harsh climate and the lack of proper transportation route, the areas in the Arctic that are currently of chief interest, are confined to the Barents Sea area, the Mackenzie Valley in Canada, and the Alaskan North Slope (attached map credit – UNEP/GRID 2005). The sea routes, along the coasts of Northern Canada and […]