Belcher Islands
The Belcher Islands (Inuit: Sanikiluaq) are an archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located in Hudson Bay, the Belcher Islands are spread out over almost 3,000 square kilometres (1,...
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Canadian Arctic Archipelago
The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Arctic Archipelago, is a Canadian archipelago north of the Canadian mainland in the Arctic. Situated in the northern extremity of North America and c...
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Franz Josef Land
Franz Josef Land, Franz Joseph Land or Francis Joseph's Land (Russian: Земля Франца-Иосифа, Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa) is an uninhabited archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea and Kara S...
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Novaya Zemlya
Novaya Zemlya (Russian: Но́вая Земля́; [ˈnovəjə zʲɪmˈlʲa], lit. new land), also known, especially in Dutch, as Nova Zembla, is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean in the North of Russia and the ext...
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Queen Elizabeth Islands
The Queen Elizabeth Islands (French: Îles de la Reine-Élisabeth; formerly Parry Islands or Parry Archipelago) are the northernmost cluster of islands in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, split betw...
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Solovetsky Islands
35°53′E / 65.083°N 35.883°E / 65.083; 35.883The Solovetsky Islands (Russian: Солове́цкие острова́), or Solovki (Соловки́), are an archipelago located in the Onega Bay of t...
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Svalbard
Svalbard ([ˈsʋɑ(ː)lbɑːɾ]; formerly known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway b...
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Sanikiluaq Airport
Sanikiluaq Airport (IATA: YSK, ICAO: CYSK) is located at Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, Canada, and is operated by the Government of Nunavut. It is one of the few airports in Nunavut that uses magnetic hea...
Economy of Svalbard
The economy of Svalbard is dominated by coal mining, tourism and research. In 2007, there were 484 people working in the mining sector, 211 people working in the tourism sector and 111 people working ...
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Valerian Albanov
Valerian Ivanovich Albanov (Russian: Валериа́н Ива́нович Альбанов) (1881 – 1919) was a Russian navigator, best known for being one of only two survivors of the ill-fated Brusilov Expedition of 191...
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Whiskukun Island
Whiskukun Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in Frobisher Bay, southeast of Iqaluit. Other isla...
Jan Rijp
Jan Corneliszoon Rijp (ca. 1570 - after 1613) was a semi-successful mariner in the late sixteenth and early seventieth centuries. Rijp is best known for his involvement with the Dutch explorer Willem ...
Bolshoy Solovetsky Island
Bolshoy Solovetsky Island (Russian: Большой Соловецкий остров), or simply Solovetsky Island (Russian: Соловецкий остров) is the biggest island of the Solovetsky Islands archipelago in the Whit...
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Winter Island (Nunavut)
Winter Island is an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in Quikqtaaluk, Nunavut. It lies in the Foxe Basin with Hoppner Strait to the northwest. Winter Island is south of the Melvil...
Karl Weyprecht
Karl Weyprecht, also spelt Carl Weyprecht, (8 September 1838 – 2 March 1881) was an Austro-Hungarian explorer. He was an officer (k.u.k. Linienschiffsleutnant) in the Austro-Hungarian Navy. He i...
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Komsomolskaya Pravda Islands
The Komsomolskaya Pravda Islands (Russian: Острова Комсомольской Правды, Ostrova Komsomol'skoy Pravdy) are an archipelago in the far north of the Russian Federation. The islands are uninhabited an...
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James Ross Strait
James Ross Strait, an arm of the Arctic Ocean, is a channel between King William Island and the Boothia Peninsula in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.180 km (110 mi) long, and 48 km (3...
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Severnaya Zemlya
97°45′E / 79.500°N 97.750°E / 79.500; 97.750Severnaya Zemlya (Russian: Се́верная Земля́, Northern Land) is an archipelago in the Russian high Arctic. It is located off mai...
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Wollaston Islands (Nunavut)
The Wollaston Islands are uninhabited members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the territory of Nunavut. Located on the east side of the mouth of Navy Board Inlet, the island group is closer to B...
Solovetsky, Arkhangelsk Oblast
Solovetsky (Russian: Соловецкий) is a rural locality (a settlement) and the administrative center of Solovetsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, located on the west coast of Bolshoy Solovetsk...
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Isfjord Radio
Isfjord Radio is a coast radio station and weather station located at Kapp Linné on the island Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway. The station was established in 1933, and has played an important role in...
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Severny Island ice cap
Severny Island ice cap is a glacier on Severny Island, northern island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in Russia. It covers 40% of Severny Island (which is the 30th largest island in the world) at to...
Geography of Franz Josef Land
The Geography of Franz Josef Land refers to an island group belonging to Arkhangelsk Oblast of Russia. It is situated in the Barents Sea of the Arctic, north of Novaya Zemlya and east of Svalbard. At ...
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Sukhoy Nos
Sukhoy Nos is a cape on Severny, the northern island of the archipelago Novaya Zemlya, belonging to the Russian Federation. The site lies near the southern end of the island, very close to the Matochk...
De Long Islands
The De Long Islands (Sakha: Де Лоҥ арыылара, De Long arıılara; Russian: Острова Де-Лонга, Ostrova De-Longa) are an uninhabited archipelago often included as part of the New Siberian Islands, l...
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Yeoman Island
Yeoman Island is an uninhabited member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the territory of Nunavut. Located in Admiralty Inlet, it is an irregularly shaped Baffin Island offshore island. The Saneru...
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