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Arctic Regions

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  • Arctic Regions — ▪ 2009 The Arctic regions may be defined in physical terms (astronomical [north of the Arctic Circle, latitude 66° 30′ N], climatic [above the 10 °C (50 °F) July isotherm], or vegetational [above the northern limit of the tree line]) or in human… …   Universalium

  • Arctic regions — cold regions, polar regions, area near the North and South Poles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Arctic Ocean — Arctic Sea redirects here. For the cargo ship, see MV Arctic Sea. The Arctic Ocean Earth s oceans (World Ocean) …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic ecology — is the scientific study of the relationships between biotic and abiotic factors in the arctic, the region north of theArctic Circle (66 33’). This is a region characterized by stressful conditions as a result of extreme cold, low precipitation, a …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic — (adj.) late 14c., artik, from O.Fr. artique, from M.L. articus, from L. arcticus, from Gk. arktikos of the north, lit. of the (constellation) Bear, from arktos bear; Ursa Major; the region of the north, the Bear being a northerly constellation.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • Arctic — For the ships, see MV Arctic, SS Arctic, USS Arctic. For other uses, see Arctic (disambiguation) Location of the Arctic …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic Tern — Taxobox name = Arctic Tern status = LC status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49262|title=Sterna paradisaea|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern]… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic fox — For other uses, see Arctic fox (disambiguation). Arctic fox[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic Fox — Taxobox name = Arctic FoxMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = |id=14000873 ] status = LC status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2007 | assessors = Angerbjörn, A., Hersteinsson , P. Tannerfeldt, M. | year = 2004 | title = Alopex lagopus | id = 899 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic — adj. & n. adj. 1 of the north polar regions. 2 (arctic) colloq. (esp. of weather) very cold. n. 1 the Arctic regions. 2 (arctic) US a thick waterproof overshoe. Phrases and idioms: Arctic Circle the parallel of latitude 66° 33 N, forming an… …   Useful english dictionary

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