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.
52) Canada's baselines surrounded the entirety of the Canadian Arctic archipelago, thus covering that portion of the Northwest Passage.
The first official statement indicating that Canada might be claiming the waters of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago as historic internal waters, according to Pharand, was made by Prime Minister Trudeau at the time of the Manhattan crossing in October 1969.
claims that the waters of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago are internal waters of Canada, on a historical basis, although they have not been declared as such in any treaty or by any legislation.
The result contributes to the longest continuous measurement of fresh water exiting the Arctic through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Davis Strait and into the Labrador Sea.
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.
Washington's position, which is probably shared by the European Union and perhaps other States, is that an international strait--an international highway--cuts through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
New thelodont (Agnatha) and possible chondrichthyan (Gnathostomata) taxa established in the Silurian and Lower Devonian of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Certainly any discussion of Canada's Arctic sovereignty relates to the islands and waters lying north of the Canadian mainland, what is often referred to as the Canadian Arctic archipelago.
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