sledge dog


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Synonyms for sledge dog

a dog trained to draw a sled usually in a team

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MANFOOD rations for human consumption, as opposed to those for sledge dogs
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Reports such as Lyon's, not to mention observations by Royal Navy officers of the impressive use of sledge dogs by the Inuit (e.g., Parry, 1824:290 and facing plate), were undoubtedly familiar to the officers engaged in the Franklin search and must have encouraged the more enterprising of them to try using dogs.
And just as the Inuits' success was based on two key advances in sea-faring technology--the skin-covered kayak and the toggle harpoon--the Chukchis' colonisation of the interior hinged on their ability to negotiate the vast swathes of hostile tundra, an ability conferred upon them by the best of all sledge dogs.
Atkinson took responsibility in the immediate aftermath, but some of his decisions still prompt debate, particularly with reference to Scott's written orders regarding the use of sledge dogs. The unfolding story is one of ice and isolation.
HARNESSED TO THE POLE: SLEDGE DOGS IN SERVICE TO AMERICAN EXPLORERS OF THE ARCTIC, 1853-1909.
James, "The Sledge Dogs of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1945-46," Polar Record 5,33/34 (1947): 40-43.
For instance, Greenland sledge dogs inherited between 1.4 and 27.3 percent of their DNA from Taymyr wolves.
Although there are no huskies on their Northgate North Pole expedition, they are eating food originally intended for Antarctic sledge dogs.
The food was originally intended for Antarctic sledge dogs. Mr Dickinson and Mr Weber are not using dogs on their expedition.
He flies to Alaska to pick up his inheritance, only to find that it consists of only a log cabin and a team of sledge dogs.
There are about 200 houses and 2,400 sledge dogs, which makes it very important to wipe your feet before going inside.
He observes the sledge dogs and the evocative grandeur of the sea ice, the mountains and icebergs, the glaciers, and the fjords.