In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(flora/fauna) árticothe Arctic Ocean — el Océano (Glacial) Ártico
- the Arctic Circle — el Círculo Polar Ártico
1Geographythe Arctic — las tierras árticas
- Led by a Connecticut dentist, a research team says it has unraveled some of the mysteries surrounding the spiral horn grown by the small Arctic whale known as the narwhal.
- Also known as golden or Arctic root, it grows in the Arctic regions of eastern Siberia.
- They made bright designs for their squares, which depicted the earth as well as Arctic animals and scenes.
- Other studies also have concluded that tissue allocation hypothesis does not adequately explain control of growth of Arctic geese.
- Glaciers cover much of the wild interior; the rolling tundra glows with delicate Arctic flowers.
- The plants include Arctic varieties, alpines, orchids and rarities such as gentians and bloody cranesbills.
- But the splendid Arctic goose is popular in waterfowl collections.
- We think that the specialised high Arctic plants may, in some few places, move up the mountains.
- How fast do Arctic fishes grow, and at what age/size do they mature?
- Such changes directly impact the region's polar bears, since the Arctic predators hunt seals on the winter sea ice and must fast on land during the summer melt.
- Still, I wonder if some readers think that the supposed Arctic carnivore Tyrannosaurus helcaraxae, for instance, is already known to science?
- A key for the identification of 112 Arctic plant species is presented here.
- Similarly, the petroleum reserve is home to a spate of declining species, including polar bears, Arctic wolves and foxes, and musk ox.
- But in other large Arctic animals, such as polar bears and seals, these toxins are known to cause serious health problems.
- Other selection pressures also may contribute and further modify growth rates or developmental patterns of some species of Arctic geese.
- The hares' main predators are gyr falcons, Arctic foxes and Arctic wolves.
- Census of Marine Life explorers were surprised by the diversity and density of Arctic creatures
- Northern fulmars are a keystone Arctic species, providing vital nutrients to an otherwise desolate landscape.
- It was an Arctic wolf, with greyish-white fur and yellow eyes.
- Massachusetts is the southernmost part of their breeding range, since they are truly Arctic birds.
- He was so moved by the beauty and vulnerability of the Antarctic and the Arctic regions that he made a commitment to help preserve these great wilderness area.
- Studying this region will help researchers understand how much and in what ways Arctic glaciers and ice caps are contributing to sea level rise.
- In previous centuries, when Arctic explorers looking for the Northwest Passage got mired in ice, they had very few options.
- He plans to cross into Siberia, using the frozen Arctic waters of the Chukchi Sea as his route.
- The cold, salty Arctic waters are denser than the Gulf Stream, however, and they sink rapidly below the still very strong eastbound current.
- These birds come from as far as Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, the Arctic region, Siberia and Mongolia.
- A Downton builder is preparing to trek across the snowy Arctic wastes to the North Pole, for the sake of his sick granddaughter.
- Some 40,000 years before, their remote ancestors had crossed the then land bridge across what is now the Bering Straits and gradually migrated by land and water eastwards along the Arctic coast.
- Protected by the Alaskan peninsula from cold Arctic waters, the temperature of the ocean off of the Pacific coast varies remarkably little, both across the ecozone at any one time and over the year.
- They hoped to regulate the flow of water between the Arctic and Pacific Oceans, and thereby warm the frozen Russian north.
- Above 85 degrees north, you don't have tropical rainforest, you have Arctic ice fields.
- While at Berton House, McGoogan completed a first draft of a biographical study on the life of Samuel Hearne, an Arctic explorer whose career began when he was just a lad.
- The high mountain ridges protect the Fergana Valley and other lowlands from Arctic air masses, but temperatures drop below freezing more than one-hundred days a year.
- Polar scientists have recruited an unlikely pair to aid their exploration of freezing Arctic waters: two wild white whales.
- The outbreaks of polar air to middle latitudes are normally balanced by intrusions of mild maritime air from middle latitudes into the Arctic and polar regions.
- Thick-billed Murres are highly colonial, cliff-breeding seabirds of Arctic waters.
- Measurements from below the ice are only possible at the North Pole as the Arctic ice cap sits on the sea, unlike the Antarctic, which is a land mass.
- In 1850 the British Arctic explorer Robert McClure completed a west-east crossing, but the first continuous voyage remained unachieved.
- Dr. Lawver's research areas include the tectonics of the Arctic / Antarctic polar regions.
- Most of the passage had already been charted and the British Admiralty expected that Franklin, a veteran Arctic explorer, would handily chart the rest.
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