Banks Island


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Banks Island

An island of northern Northwest Territories, Canada, in the Arctic Ocean west of Victoria Island. It is the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago.

Banks Island

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1. (Placename) an island of N Canada, in the Northwest Territories: the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago. Area: about 67 340 sq km (26 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an island of W Canada, off British Columbia. Length: about 72 km (45 miles)

Banks′ Is′land


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an island in the W Northwest Territories, in NW Canada. 24,600 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).
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In consideration for acquiring the Banks Island shares, GRIT intends to issue and deliver to Banks Island, 2,213,001 ordinary shares of GRIT at GPB Au1.
The SB population inhabits the mainland coast from about Baillie Islands in Canada to approximately Icy Cape in Alaska, while the NB population inhabits the west coast of Banks Island and Amundsen Gulf (Amstrup et al.
In the winter of 1951, a hunter killed a grizzly bear in the Masik River valley of Banks Island (Manning and Macpherson, 1958), and Banfield (1959) considered this to be the first report of a grizzly bear from the Canadian Arctic Islands.
3 mg/L) were most similar to those reported from more southerly locations, including Banks Island (18 [micro]g/L, Lim et al.
Lucky indeed, for it mined out the bird was on its way north to maternal breeding grounds on Banks Island, Northwest Territories.
We describe the apparent predation of a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) cub by wolves (Canis lupus) on the sea ice just off the northwest coast of Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.
He and Stefansson had discussed polar flight in 1915 while briefly housed in a snow house on Banks Island, and Wilkins now intended to prove its feasibility.
Wolf (Canis lupus) Predation of a Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) Cub on the Sea Ice off Northwestern Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.
In 1991, the national Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) listed caribou on the Queen Elizabeth Islands and Banks Island as "Endangered" and the other caribou on the archipelago (excluding the Baffin Island region) as "Threatened" (COSEWIC, 1991).
4 of Ricketts and McIntyre, 1986) and from Upper Cretaceous sediments on Banks Island (Jutard and Plauchut, 1973), Eglinton Island (Russell, 1988), and Melville Island (Tozer and Thorsteinsson, 1964) in the western Canadian Arctic (Fig.
The Company reports that the Dense Media separation plant has been transported to Banks Island and has been erected on site.
These fossils not only are the northernmost mammoth records for North America, but also indicate that the Mammoth Steppe and Beringia extended eastward at least to Ballast Brook, Banks Island (74.