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gerontocrat

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Re: Arctic Maps
« Reply #100 on: June 14, 2019, 07:39:50 PM »
A couple of maps naming the islands of the Canadian Archipelago

And or those who like things on paper, a new map about Greenland and a lot more.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48611983

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The seasonal sea-ice is in long-term decline and the ice sheet that sits atop Greenland is losing mass at a rate of about 280 billion tonnes a year.

So, if you choose to make a map of the region, you start from the recognition that what you're producing can only be a snapshot that will need to be updated in the relatively near future.

Laura Gerrish, a geographical information systems and mapping specialist at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), knows this. Polar science and polar cartography are all about tracing change.

Laura has just finished making a exquisite new printed sheet map (1:4,000,000) of Greenland.

The detail is a delight - from the winding path of all the fjords and inlets, to the precise positioning of current ice margins, and the use of all those tongue-twisting Greenlandic names.
The Greenland and the European Arctic map is available for sale as either a flat wall map or a folded map at several outlets, including the Scott Polar Research Institute and Stanfords map store in London.
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Re: Arctic Maps
« Reply #101 on: June 19, 2019, 12:11:52 AM »
From Thomas E. Moore and Janet K. Pitman
Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 35, 731-750, 2011, https://doi.org/10.1144/M35.48

eurasia basin, geology and petroleum potential ;)

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Re: Arctic Maps
« Reply #102 on: June 19, 2019, 08:13:43 AM »
The various routes of the Northwest Passage, with thanks to Jim Hunt.