In the summer, I have joined the Jacobsen-McGill expedition to Axel Heiberg
Island in the Arctic, as a geomagnetician--my old trade at Baker Lake.
Before his ill-fated expedition he was the only man to have sledge hauled both the Shackleton/Scott route through the Trans Antarctic mountains and the Roald Amundsen route over the Axel Heiberg
glacier to the South Pole.
That year Peter Adams was a member of a party heading north to establish the McGill Arctic Research Station on Axel Heiberg
Island, while members of the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA), then headquartered at McGill University, established a research station on Devon Island.
Last summer, a team from the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) and the University of Calgary found evidence of coal ash in sedimentary Permian rocks from the Buchanan Lake area, on Axel Heiberg
Island in Nunavut.
Some of the birds seen here were ringed at their breeding grounds on Melville and Axel Heiberg
Islands, Arctic Canada: they have made the return trip to their favoured wintering spots for several years.
But big bubbles of methane that come to the surface at the spring located on Axel Heiberg
Island provoked the researchers' curiosity as to whether the gas was being produced geologically or biologically.
He also worked for the Geological Survey of Canada as a member of the 1955 Operation Franklin, mapping the High Arctic, including a detailed survey of Axel Heiberg
For three summers in a row, Jahren, along with a group of students and colleagues, has spent several weeks at a time collecting tree fossils on Axel Heiberg
Island in Canada.
Flying over the frozen Arctic Sea in an Otter, a blown gasket required a rapid, powerless glide to reach safety on a flat bouldery strip of shoreline on Axel Heiberg
Nor does Prideaux need to postulate an otherwise unrecorded visit by Munch, then living in Paris, to Norway in 1896 'to paint a mermaid on a wood panel for the collector Axel Heiberg
About 45 million years ago, forests of redwoods grew on what is now Axel Heiberg
Island, a Maryland-size landmass Off the northern coast of Canada.
He and his four adventurers made swift progress across the newly-discovered Axel Heiberg
Glacier, a vital factor in his success.