TITLE

Ice abandoned

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/25/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1818, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that Canadian scientists have been forced to abandon an ice island they have used since 1983 to chart the Arctic Ocean. The island has detached itself from the ice shelf on Ellesmore Island in the Canadian arctic archipelago.
ACCESSION #
9205181217

 

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