Explorers of the Arctic

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    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

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    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:

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    On October 20, 1911 two polar explorers Roald Amundsen and Capt. Robert Scott each led an expedition to race to be the first to reach the South Pole. Roald Amundsen a Norwegian explorer was the first man to successfully lead an expedition from the Ross Ice Shelf to the South Pole and back because of his sailor background and his preparation, in a race against Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, a british naval officer. Chronological Starting off Roald Amundsen was born into a group of sailors, and had

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    currents and sail more efficiently. During the Civil War Maury acquired war vessels for the confederacy. John Harrison, who was a Yorkshire cabinetmaker, invented the chronometer which was a device that determined longitude. John Cook was the early explorer that used Harrison’s invention to explore the ocean. In 1761 a sea trial of Number Four (Harrison’s fourth clock) started in HMS Deptford. Harrison’s son went in place of him, and crossed the Atlantic

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    curiosity from people, everything that is going to be dangerous on and in the Arctic sea to see? Why can’t the experts just go all by themselves? Global warming is causing ice melt, like a polar rush in both poles. Curiosity from people, so this means people are paying so much money to go to the north pole and south pole. These people are paying around $20,000 to $120,000 just to go on the Crystal Serenity. The arctic ice has a great polar rush that has been in both poles, people are paying a lot

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