High Arctic


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High Arctic

n
(Placename) the regions of Canada, esp the northern islands, within the Arctic Circle

High′ Arc′tic



n.
the polar regions.
[1955–60]
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High Arctic made a commitment almost ten years ago to a quality program based on the idea that doing it right the first time means it will be safe every time.
A Russian tanker has travelled through the northern sea route in record speed and without an icebreaker escort for the first time, highlighting how climate change is opening up the high Arctic.
Captain Kutryk has actively trained throughout Canada and in the United States with the Hornet, and has served on NORAD missions across Canada, including the High Arctic.
We suggest that in small, reproductively isolated populations, directing stereotyped courtship displays towards heterospecific partners may allow individuals to advertise fitness and experience to both male and female conspecifics and also accelerate hormonal development and readiness to mate during the brief and unpredictable High Arctic breeding season.
The month-long operation provides essential preventive and corrective maintenance to the High Arctic Data Communications System (HADCS).
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MEMBERS of Elland Probus Club saw wildlife, including polar bears, walruses and whales, and a spectacular icy scenery, when Gordon and Anne Sharpe showed a film 80 degrees North in the High Arctic, based on a photographers' cruise.
Fans will relish romantic anthems like Last Summer and Snow In Vegas, along with the sombre Birds Of The High Arctic.
Washington, May 9 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed how polar bears successfully adapted to life in the high Arctic environment, and its demographic history throughout the history of its adaptation.
Tony Oliver, of the Coll Dark Skies Group, said: "The first winter on Coll I was in awe of the night sky, it's on a par with many of the high Arctic regions I'd visited.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The temperature in the permafrost on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian high Arctic is nearly as cold as that of the surface of Mars.
The loss of ice from glaciers in the Canadian high Arctic is accelerating and probably irreversible, according to a new study.