Arctic Archipelago


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all the islands that lie to the north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle

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7) It stretches from the Bering Strait in the west, runs along the northern coast of Alaska and Canada, and then weaves through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago until it exits through the Davis Strait and Baffin Bay in the east.
The researchers show that the model correctly 'predicted' the ice mass loss measured over the last 10 years and then used the same model to project the effect of future climate change on Canada's Arctic Archipelago glaciers.
Canadians can achieve a sizeable part of their policy objectives by agreeing to give up their nationalistic claims to the Arctic archipelago and pursue a cooperative internationalist approach to the Arctic.
Winds and ocean circulation regularly pile ice up in the Canadian Arctic archipelago and north of Greenland, Pfirman says.
In 1986 Canada drew "straight baselines" around the fringing islands and headlands of the Arctic Archipelago and declared all waters within to be "internal" to Canada.
As a BBC journalist he has been to the Arctic Archipelago, north of Canada, and back.
The town of Pyramiden lies on the east coast of Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, 1,200km from the North Pole.
Ownership is not an issue with regard to the islands of the Arctic archipelago, (71) which Britain assigned to Canada in 1880.
It's the Northwest Passage, another potential short-cut between Europe and East Asia that goes through the Canadian Arctic archipelago, that has got the attention in the past few years.
Most scholars study it mainly from a White perspective, which amounts to an impoverished history, also known as a mystery, because, being predicated on written sources, it relies on an archive that contains but a single document written by any of the 129 Britons on the voyage once HMS Erebus and Terror disappeared into the Arctic archipelago in late July 1845.
Not all of the Canadian Arctic archipelago is within Nunavut (although Canada's entitlement to the archipelago is now unchallenged, and that has been the case for some length of time, likely since circa 1930).
The chunks broke off from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf on the coast of Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, forming two floating ice islands, according to scientists.
Internationally our national government claims that the waters of the Arctic Archipelago are internal to our country.
There are large fractures in the multiyear ice moving it away from the first-year ice in the Arctic Archipelago and toward Siberia.
5 million agricultural seeds to give humanity a fresh start, thanks to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault blasted deep into the permafrost of a remote Arctic archipelago.