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The Arctic is the region around the Earth's North Pole, opposite the Antarctic region around the South Pole. The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The word Arctic comes from the Greek word arktos (άρκτος) , which means bear. This is due to the location of the constellation (a group of stars) Ursa Major, the "Great Bear", above the Arctic region.There are numerous definitions of the Arctic region. The boundary is generally consid

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Fdsfds D :

Find the length of the Arctic Circle, which is 66.55 degrees North, to the nearest 10 km. Assume that the rad? Find the length of the Arctic Circle, which is 66.55 degrees North, to the nearest 10 km. Assume that the radius of the earth is 6380km

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Did the Arctic Indiands have a lot of resources? I Know the Northwest Coast Indians did, but did the Arctic Indians?

Bareasskmeagain :
"They mainly used the organic materials derived from the animals they hunted IE., whale bone for sled runners, walrus tusks for harpoons/spears/fishing lures/ice testers/clubs etc, skins to make boats or kayaks. They also used stone implements such as cutting tools made from beach stones or rocks. When you say 'Arctic Indians' do you mean Eskimos who came later, or do you refer to those who originally crossed the Siberian strait?"
Fdsfds D :

Find the length of the Arctic Circle, which is 66.55 degrees North, to the nearest 10 km. Assume that the radius of the earth is 6380km


 

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agnivo007
Date: 2008-02-05 21:26:00

Take India's monsoon summer. The climate experts have predicted that it could collapse within one year. Yes: one year. While the Arctic summer sea ice has about ten years before its irreversible decline sets in.


Battleweb
Date: 2008-02-05 21:26:00

Links to scientific data showing the coldest January in 15 years and another showing normal ice levels in the Arctic. Why do people still believe in global warming?


badmasketa
Date: 2008-02-05 21:26:00

Arctic studies have shown that over the years, the sea ice grows and recedes with somewhat normal consistency but the last few years have shown a massive recession, along with the retreat of hundreds of Arctic glaciers.


acuman
Date: 2008-02-05 21:26:00

The Bush administration on Monday again asked Congress to allow oil and natural gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, saying $7 billion could be raised in leasing fees from energy companies.




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