Tag Archives: Ice

NOAA: “Arctic Report Card: Update for 2010”

Guest Post By Arnd Bernaerts, 25 October 2010 With the message “The Arctic region continues to heat up” the Arctic Report Card: Update for 2010 was released by NOAA a few days ago. The NOAA home page has the headline: “Return … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Apologies for the lack of postings recently – busy times.  There will be a few guest postings coming up soon to supplement anything I manage to write. Since I was following the Polar Circumnavigation of Børge Ousland and crew in … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage Ice Break Up

As the ice parts for passage through the Laptev Sea, on the other side of the Arctic, the Northwest Passage continues to lure and fascinate – me as well as those hoping to transit the passage this year (Previous post … Continue reading

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And into the ice…

Time for another catch up on some of the polar sailing expeditions. Northeastern side first. Previous posts on this are: https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/polar-circumnavigation-voyage-underway/ https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/07/31/northwest-passage-ice-treachery/

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Northwest Passage ice treachery

As previously posted I’m following the polar sailing expedition by Norwegian Børge Ousland and crew.  As they head for a first possible encounter with ice in the Northeast passage through the Yugorsky Strait (the Kara Strait is currently closed by … Continue reading

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Polar Circumnavigation by Sail

Sailing the Ice-free Northeast Passage and Northwest Passage around the Pole (at least that is the plan…)

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