Ship Found In Arctic 168 Years After Doomed Northwest Passage Attempt
Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin
Ship Found In Arctic 168 Years After Doomed Northwest Passage Attempt
Exclusive: Perfectly preserved HMS Terror vessel sank during disastrous expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin
Webster–Ashburton Treaty
The Webster–Ashburton Treaty, signed August 9, 1842, was a treaty resolving several border issues between the United States and the British North American colonies. It resolved the Aroostook War, a no...
Webster–Ashburton Treaty - Wikipedia
Samuel F. Hersey
Samuel Freeman Hersey (April 12, 1812 – February 3, 1875) was a politician and "lumber baron" from the U.S. state of Maine. He served in the Maine State Senate and as a United States Congressman from ...
Samuel F. Hersey - Wikipedia
Territorial claims in the Arctic
The Arctic consists of land, territorial waters and international waters. All land and territorial waters in the Arctic belong to one of the five countries: Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark (via Greenl...
Territorial claims in the Arctic - Wikipedia
Beaufort Sea
The Beaufort Sea (French: mer de Beaufort) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska, west of Canada's Arctic islands. The sea is nam...
Beaufort Sea - Wikipedia
Pearse Island
Pearse Island is an island in western British Columbia, Canada, in the Portland Inlet, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. The island was first charted in 1793 by George Vancouver during his 1791-95 expedi...
Northwest Territories
The Northwest Territories (NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO) is a territory of Canada. With a population of 41,462 in 2011 and an estimated population of 43,537 in 2013, the Northwest T...
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Alaska boundary dispute
The Alaska boundary dispute was a territorial dispute between the United States and the United Kingdom (Canada was then a British Dominion with its foreign affairs controlled from London). It was reso...
List of areas disputed by Canada and the United States
Although Canada and the United States share the longest non-militarized border between two countries, there is a long history of disputes about the border's demarcation.
Alaska North Slope
The Alaska North Slope is the region of the U.S. state of Alaska located on the northern slope of the Brooks Range along the coast of two marginal seas of the Arctic Ocean, the Chukchi Sea being on t...
Alaska North Slope - Wikipedia
Machias Seal Island
Machias Seal Island is an island in the Gulf of Maine, about 16 km (9.9 mi) southeast from Cutler, Maine, and 19 km (11.8 mi) southwest of Southwest Head, New Brunswick on Grand Ma...
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James Green Martin
James Green Martin (February 14, 1819 – October 4, 1878) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Martin was born in Elizabeth City, North Caroli...
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Fort Kent (fort)
Fort Kent State Historic Site is a Maine state park in the town of Fort Kent, Maine. Located at the confluence of the Fish and Saint John Rivers, it includes Fort Kent, the only surviving American fo...
Fort Kent (fort) - Wikipedia
Dixon Entrance
The Dixon Entrance is a strait about 80 kilometres (50 mi) long and wide in the Pacific Ocean at the International Boundary between the U.S. state of Alaska and the province of British Columbia i...
Dixon Entrance - Wikipedia
Aroostook War
The Aroostook War (sometimes called the Pork and Beans War) was a confrontation in 1838–1839 between the United States and the United Kingdom over the international boundary between the British colony...
Aroostook War - Wikipedia
Republic of Indian Stream
The Republic of Indian Stream was an unrecognized constitutional republic in North America, along the section of the US–Canada border that divides the Canadian province of Quebec from the US ...
Republic of Indian Stream - Wikipedia
Barrow, Alaska
Barrow /ˈbæroʊ/ (Iñupiaq Utqiaġvik /utqiaʁvik/ or Ukpiaġvik /ukpiaʁvik/) is the largest city of the North Slope Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska and is located above the Arctic Circle. It is the 1...
Barrow, Alaska - Wikipedia
North Slope Borough, Alaska
North Slope Borough is a borough located largely in the North Slope region of the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,430. The borough seat is Barrow.As of 2012 the mayo...
North Slope Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia
Northwest Passage
The Northwest Passage is a sea through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Th...
Northwest Passage - Wikipedia
Bering Sea Arbitration
The Bering Sea Arbitration arose out of a fishery dispute between Great Britain and the United States in the 1880s which was closed by this arbitration in 1893. The United States Revenue Cutter Servic...
Yukon
Yukon /ˈjuːkɒn/ (also commonly called the Yukon) is the westernmost and smallest of Canada's three federal territories. Whitehorse is the territorial capital and Yukon's only city.The territory was sp...
Yukon - Wikipedia
Franklin's lost expedition
Disko Bay (5) is about 3,200 kilometres (2,000 mi) from the mouth of the Mackenzie River (6).Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir J...
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Roald Amundsen
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen ([ˈɾuːɑl ˈɑmʉnsən]; 16 July 1872 – c. 18 June 1928) was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910–12) that was the first to r...
Roald Amundsen - Wikipedia
1985 Polar Sea controversy
The 1985 Polar Sea controversy was a diplomatic event triggered by plans for the navigation of USCGC Polar Sea through the Northwest passage from Greenland to Alaska without formal authorization ...
1985 Polar Sea controversy - Wikipedia
Wales Island (British Columbia)
Wales Island is an island on the North Coast of British Columbia, Canada, situated east of the Dixon Entrance at the entrance to Portland Inlet.35 square miles (91 km) in area, Wales Island is 30...
Wales Island (British Columbia) - Wikipedia
Hans Island
Hans Island (Greenlandic: Tartupaluk; Inuktitut: ᑕᕐᑐᐸᓗᒃ; French: Île Hans; Danish: Hans Ø) is a small, uninhabited barren knoll measuring 1.3 km (0.5 sq mi), 1,290 metres (0.80...
Hans Island - Wikipedia
Pig War
The Pig War was a confrontation in 1859 between the United States and the British Empire over the boundary between the US and the British Empire. The territory in dispute was the San Juan Islands, wh...
Pig War - Wikipedia