Essays Tagged: "Arctic Ocean"

The Physical and Economic Geography Of Canada

ie and the northern tip is Cape Columbia, on Ellesmere Island.Canada is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the pacific Ocean, and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and its associ ... Basin which drains northward into Hudson Bay via the Churchill, Nelson and Saskatchewan rivers, the Arctic Basin which is drained by the Mackenzie River and the Pacific Basin which drains into the Pac ...

(8 pages) 128 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Book Brief, "Frankenstein" by Shelley

Brief Synopsis:The book opens with a scene of a ship in the Arctic Ocean. The ship is stuck inthe ice and unable to move. Robert Walton, the ship's captain, is ... ck to life. This man isVictor Frankenstein. Walton and Frankenstein talk about why Victor is in the Arctic andVictor explains the horrible and tragic story of the past few years of his life.Victor was ... hat he would track the monster to the ends of the Earth and kill him.The monster lead Victor to the Arctic. This is where Victor was pulled aboard by Capt.Walton and his crew.After Victor finished tel ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Distinctly Canadian

Distinctly CanadianCanada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it from Greenland; on ... Algonquian, which included migratory hunting tribes such as the Cree and Naskapi in the eastern subarctic region and the Abenaki and Micmac in the eastern woodlands on the coast. By the 18th century, ...

(10 pages) 103 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is about the Killer Whales Scientific Classification: Order & Genus

tribution. Killer whales can be found in all oceans of the world. They are the most numerous in the Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic. However, their distribution is limited by seasonal pack ice. Habitat ... r. Specific populations in a few areas have been estimated in recent years and some areas of the Antarctic alone have about 180,000 killer whales. The population can be distinguished because killer wh ...

(7 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"In the Land of White Death" by Valerian Albanov.

te Death" by Valerian AlbanovIn his book Albanov tells about his journey over the frozen ice of the arctic sea, trying to escape from the frozen ship. Albanov was the navigator on board of Saint Anna, ... k to anybody, who likes adventure books and is interested in learning more about exploration of the arctic. I personally enjoyed this book very much, because it gives you an interesting story and is n ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hotbed of Volcanic Activity Found Beneath Arctic Ocean.

of the worldwide mid-ocean ridge system that snakes for 1,100 miles (1,800 kilometers) beneath the Arctic Ocean--underscore the waiting discoveries on the frontiers of Earth science.For decades scien ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Pollution and its impact on businesses.

ue of global warming is very compelling. I have heard reports of certain parts of Alaska and the Antarctic Peninsula experiencing unusually warm weather. Snow and ice in certain regions have completel ...

(15 pages) 215 0 3.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Inuit Culture Examined: The lives of the Inuit people in greenalnd and how water pollution is destroying their culture and forcing them to change their traditions.

e US and western Europe come from sediment leakage of landfills from years ago, and in the American Arctic, military wastes contribute to the local PCB pollution. (Pfirman)For many years, PCBs were re ... tely 45 days, travel long distances in the wind, and then settle onto particles and plant surfaces. Arctic terrestrial mammals seem to ingest PCBs through this method. In sea water, PCBs settle into t ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

An In Depth Look at Russia

ation: Northern Asia (that part west of the Urals is sometimes included with Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean Geographic coordinates: 60 00 N, 100 00 E M ... Climate: ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast ...

(7 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Brief overview of Canada: including- General Facts, Economic Facts, Travel Information Culture/Customs Communication Miscellaneous items

s situated bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the US. It's geographic coordinates are 60 00 N, 95 00 W and its ... 9,984,670 sq km, somewhat larger than the US. Canada's climate varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north. Canada's terrains are commonly mostly plains with mountains in west and ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ous expedition of Fridtjof Nansen and his crew on the "Fram" ship in the then unknown region of the Arctic Ocean was a kind of a finishing touch to the history of great geographical discoveries of the ... ographical discoveries of the XIXth century and the starting point of anew era of exploring Central Arctic. Nansens expedition is a special event in the history of science. It seems to be incomparable ...

(8 pages) 529 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Effects of Global Warming

the ocean temperatures are rising, glaciers are melting. In fact, in 2005, the ice cap covering the Arctic Ocean shrank to its smallest size since researchers began keeping records a century ago. Also ... p, or possibly even reverse the effects that we have put upon this Earth!Fig. 1: Above, the current Arctic ice cap. Below, the amount that is it predicted to shrink by the year 2100Fig. 2: The cycle b ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


e novel begins with letters from Robert Walton explaining his journey to find a passage through the Arctic Ocean. This setting of desolation is only the first of a series of setting that brings forth ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Global Warming Persuasive Essay

s. These changes are causing extinction in some animals like the polar bears and the melting of the Arctic that causes sea levels to rise. Global warming would also cause extreme weather like hurrican ... and the diseases cost money to treat and control.The changes in Earth's temperature would cause the Arctic to melt and many of the Arctic animals to become extinct. "According to the National Snow and ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Attitude Survey Paper

on America's soil is not dangerous and is acceptable123452.Oil drilling in the Arctic, or places where there are not people is not harmful123453.Oil drilling ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

global warming

the process of global warming even worse.2. Heightened melting of the icebergs and glaciers in the Arctic Ocean and the icecaps and mountain snows of Antarctica, which will result in the rise in sea ... 5.8 degrees Celsius by 2100, and the sea level to rise 15 - 95 centimeters. Experts also expect the Arctic Ocean to have ice-free summers by 2040, or earlier.Other effects of global warming include po ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

The Sea

Mr. HarperGrade 8A3Topic 4Ocean HungerA gust of wind sweeps across the ocean's surface and I stand there as the cool air prick ... t of wind sweeps across the ocean's surface and I stand there as the cool air prickles my skin. The ocean moves steadily. I watch as the water slowly creeps up to my ankles, my bare legs shining in th ... sound I can hear is the movement of the water, crashing onto the shore. I amble my way towards the ocean, thinking of the creatures that lurk beneath.The sand stings my body. I begin to sway with the ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature