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From Arctida to the Present-Day Arctic

The Arctic has long ceased to be a "land of polar bears and aurorae." Today, this territory is a crossing point of the economic and geopolitical interests of many countries, including those without access to the Arctic coast. The subject of the ...

Modified: 30.08.2015
Arctic , Arctic Ocean , geology of the Arctic region , Arctida , paleogeodynamic reconstruction , continental shelf , Lomonosov Ridge , Mendeleev Rise
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The Planet Chronicles by Diatoms

... average We are reminded that for almost 100 million years Eurasia and North America were connected by the Bering bridge, that is, the northern Pacific was a gigantic sea gulf. The strait formation that resulted in establishing connection between the Arctic and Pacific basins had significantly influenced the climate and the development of communities in the Northern Hemisphere. The first opening of the strait was dated, on the basis of findings of mollusks of the genus Astarte, at 3.5—4.4 million ...

Modified: 30.08.2006
diatoms , silica , nature , Arctic , climate , tsunami
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