Explorers of the Arctic

Page 1 of 14 - About 140 essays
  • Arctic Alaska Research Paper

    270 Words  | 2 Pages

    You will find Arctic Alaska on the North side of Alaska, it reaches from the border of Canada to the Chukchi Sea. The Arctic ocean makes the region's northern edge, not as many people live in Arctic Alaska. During winter time Arctic Alaska is a very dark place if in barrow the sun will set on November 18th and will not rise again until January 24th. In the middle of these winter months the temperatures can fall all the way to- 50º F in higher latitudes. This can be the lightest and darkest region

  • Core Sample and Arctic Environment

    1355 Words  | 6 Pages

    analysed and result can help scientist build a picture of climatic effects upon our environment Engraving – A Polar bear approaching Willem Barent’s men: The arctic has had a long history with exploration and exploitation, from early European explorers in the 16th century to this day tensions regarding sovereignty of the arctic regional still exists. The area of sea ice minimum from 1979-2008:

  • An Analysis Of ' An Arctic Idol '

    1378 Words  | 6 Pages

    An Arctic Idol From mutants to aliens, superhumans and demigods, the idea of a hero has been an immense subject throughout our culture. The superficial idea that heroes have some other quality that ranks them beyond human is reflected the most in movies and comics. What is the first thing that popped into your head when you heard the word hero—Superman? Ironman? Batman? The term shouldn’t be restricted to Marvel’s DC Universe characters. How we use the word hero should extend to everyday people

  • An Analysis Of ' An Arctic Idol '

    1436 Words  | 6 Pages

    An Arctic Idol From mutants to aliens, superhumans and demigods, the idea of a hero has been an immense subject throughout our culture. Still, the superficial idea that heroes have some other quality that ranks them beyond human is reflected the most in movies and comics. What is the first thing that popped into your head when you heard the word hero—Superman? Ironman? Batman? The term shouldn’t be restricted to Marvel’s DC Universe characters. How we use the word hero should extend to everyday

  • Robert Peary Research Paper

    475 Words  | 2 Pages

    Arctic and Polar explorer Robert Edwin Peary was born May 6, 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Charles Nutter Peary and Mary Webster Wiley Peary. It was Robert’s life long dream to be the first to reach the top of the North Pole. Robert Peary faced many problems while on his trip to the North Pole. His need for privacy created his interest in exploring. Robert Peary wanted to explore the North Pole because he knew that nobody had never made it all of the way. Due to his father’s

  • Arctic Ocean Research Paper

    276 Words  | 2 Pages

    Throughout history, Arctic Ocean has been explored by many nations that put its attention to discover the particular unknown areas. The first explorations of the Arctic started on 330 BC by European marine explorer named Pytheas of Massalia. Pytheas was the first person that recorded the existence of Polar Ice . Since the 12th century, with the increasing of the population and the increment of trade-related activities, commercial routes have had a growing importance and the overseas search for alternative

  • Sir John Franklin's Third Arctic Expedition

    587 Words  | 3 Pages

    Last Mysteries of Sir John Franklin’s Third Arctic Expedition.” Within his speech, Park discusses the history of Franklin’s lost expedition, the search parties, Inuit testimony, evidence of diseases, and the discovery of the shipwrecks. Park introduces his lecture by explaining the history of Franklin’s expedition. In 1845, Sir John Franklin and his team were sent out to explore the last uncharted area of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. He was accompanied by two ships, HMS Erebus

  • The Man Who Took The Prize By Caroline Alexander

    1044 Words  | 5 Pages

    From George Washington to Odysseus, heroes come in a variety of forms. In “The Man Who Took the Prize” written by Caroline Alexander, Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer, had the goal of becoming the first to travel to the North Pole. However, after failing his mission, as Robert Peary had beat him, he began racing for “...the most prestigious prize the world of exploration still offered: the South Pole” (Alexander). With this, he gathered his men and headed out for one of the most obscure areas

  • How Did Peary Discover The North Pole

    1504 Words  | 7 Pages

    “The North Pole is Discovered by Dr. Frederick A. Cook.” Cook is an American explorer who had seemingly returned from being dead. He was said to have stayed more than a year in the Arctic and had claimed he reached the pole in April 1908 which was exactly a full year before Peary had ever reached the North Pole. Peary was born in 1856 and he was claimed to be one of the last imperialistic

  • Why Does Alaska Have To Import Its Food

    378 Words  | 2 Pages

    in from elsewhere. Also the Circumpolar Council-Alaska looks out for coastal villages in the state. The United States and the other countries all contribute to global warming and pollution that affects the Arctic. The oogruk are the largest of Alaska’s Ice seals. The inuit live in the Arctic region, which includes parts of Alaska, a few European countries and Russia. The Inuits in Alaska are having many problems because of global warming. They are having trouble finding food while hunting and Alaska

Previous
Page12345678914