Northeast Passage


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Northeast Passage

A water route along the northern coast of Europe and Asia between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. A goal of navigators since the 1400s, it was first traversed by the Swedish explorer Nils A.E. Nordenskjöld in 1878 to 1880.

Northeast Passage

n
(Navigation) a shipping route along the Arctic coasts of Europe and Asia, between the Atlantic and Pacific: first navigated by Nordenskjöld (1878–79)

North′east Pas′sage


n.
a ship route between the Atlantic and the Pacific along the N coast of Europe and Asia.
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COSCO Shipping has also previously sailed vessels through the Arctic's northeast passage.
Luther Bartholomew, general manager for Bowhead Transport, a Ukpeagvik subsidiary, says he has noticed an increase in traffic through the Northeast Passage over Russia as well as along the Northwest Passage.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Director of Public Relations Colin Manning presents a check for $25,000 to Northeast Passage Executive Director Jill Gravink and Operations & Marketing Director Keely Ames.
COSCO and ABS plans to expand COSCOs use of the Northeast Passage for more regular trading, explore navigation in Northwest Passage, and development of ice-classed vessel types appropriate for Trans-Arctic shipping.
The Western Hemisphere's Northwest Passage, the Eastern Hemisphere's Northeast Passage, and the Northern Hemisphere's apex (90[degrees]N) remained tantalizingly "unconquered.
China relations, the nation has been calling itself "a near Arctic state" recently, as it plans to clear its way to the Northeast Passage.
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Between 1903 and 1926, he completed journeys through both the Northwest Passage and the Northeast Passage and reached both the North and South Poles.
In September, a multipurpose vessel completed its maiden journey in 22 days, using a new shortcut to Europe and North America via the Arctic Northeast Passage.
It has finally made the speedy sea route from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Northeast Passage possible for a few months each summer.
Last year the so-called Northeast Passage that connects Alaska to Denmark (http://www.
Alarm bells are raised in India because China wants those grazing grounds, closest to the strategic Chumbi valley tri-junction, which is of great importance to India, being in proximity to the vulnerable "chicken's neck" near Siliguri Corridor, linking the northeast passage and can be severed by the PRC.

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