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  arctic circle strategic brand agency - cape town
Arctic Circle believes in focused, strategic thinking — we know that the best creative ideas need to be backed by focused, strategic insights in order to be most effective.
At Arctic Circle we are dedicated to the creation of spot-on brand and communication strategies and outstanding design solutions, for all of our clients, against the backdrop of a strong and focused methodology.
At Arctic Circle we understand the importance of developing all embracing brand solutions that are innovative and up-to-date, in order to gives clients and their brands the edge into today’s highly competitive contemporary markets.
www.arcticcircle.co.za   (762 words)

  
 Arctic Circle
The Arctic Circle is the invisible circle of latitude on the earth's surface at 66°33' north, marking the southern limit of the area where the sun does not rise on the winter solstice or set on the summer solstice - a geographic ring crowning the globe.
The Arctic Circle is also the outermost parallel circle counted from the North Pole where we cannot see the sun rise over the horizon in the winter solstice.
At the Arctic Circle, the Polarday reaches its climax around June 21 (see Midnight Sun) when the solar orb is so high that at no point does it drop below the horizon.
fairbanks-alaska.com /arctic-circle.htm   (1121 words)

  
  Arctic Circle Map
The Arctic Circle, as outlined on the map in yellow, is the region of the Northern Hemisphere surrounding the North Pole.
The map represents a global view at 90° N 0° to the planet, displaying the seven countries included in the circle; Canada, Finland, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, Russia and the United States of America.
The North American section of the Arctic Circle in Alaska is currently under threat of oil exploitation by the current administration of the United States Government.
www.bugbog.com /maps/polar_regions/arctic_circle_map.html   (124 words)

  
  Arctic Circle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth.
The Arctic Circle marks the southern extremity of the polar day of the summer solstice in June and the polar night of the winter solstice in December.
The position of the Arctic Circle is determined by the axial tilt (angle) of the polar axis of rotation of the Earth on the ecliptic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arctic_Circle   (464 words)

  
 Arctic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The boundary is generally considered to be north of the Arctic Circle (66° 33’N), which is the limit of the midnight sun and the polar night.
The Arctic region is one of the last and most extensive continuous wilderness areas in the world and its significance in preserving biodiversity and genotypes is considerable.
The Arctic is particularly susceptible to the abrasion of groundcover and to the disturbance of the rare reproduction places of the animals that are characteristic to the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arctic   (1357 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Arctic Circle defines a region of light and dark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic is all of the Earth north of the Arctic Circle.
And, since the Arctic Ocean covers such a large part of the Arctic, the coldest places are far from the ocean; in fact some of the coldest places in the Northern Hemisphere are south of the Arctic Circle.
The Arctic is not as cold as the Antarctic mainly because the Arctic Ocean covers a large part of this part of the world.
www.usatoday.com /weather/resources/coldscience/2004-03-23-arctic-circle_x.htm   (541 words)

  
 Arctic Circle Juoksengi
The Arctic circle is the outermost parallel circle counted from the North Pole where during the summer solstice the sun doesn't go under the horizon during any hour of the day or night.
The Arctic circle is also the outermost parallel circle counted from the North Pole where we can't see the sun rise over the horizon in the winter solstice.
This is the reason for the Arctic circle movement to the north with a speed of 14,5 m/year.
www.communique.se /polcirkel/arctic.html   (398 words)

  
 arctic circle - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Arctic Circle, parallel of latitude on the surface of the Earth at 66°30’ N. It marks the southern limit of the area in which the Sun does not rise...
Norway is a land of rugged, pine-topped mountain ranges, valleys gouged out by glaciers, and narrow deep-sided inlets from the sea known as fjords.
Although one-seventh of Sweden’s land lies north of the Arctic Circle and Stockholm has the same latitude as northern Labrador in Canada, the climate...
encarta.msn.com /arctic_circle.html   (201 words)

  
 Arctic Circle Hamburgers - tesg's guide to big chain road food consumption
Arctic Circle was a staple of the small towns of the West and Midwest for a number of years.
Arctic Circle was also well known for its ice cream products (shakes and dipped cones) and Lime Rickey's, sort of a limeade with a shot of grape syrup.
Arctic Circle is still a player in Utah and the West, currently featuring burgers with "100 percent Black Angus Beef".
www.99w.com /evilsam/ff/arcticcircle.htm   (547 words)

  
 Arctic Circle -
The Arctic lies between North America, Greenland and Asia beyond the Arctic Circle at 66 degrees North latitude.
The Arctic is dominated by permanent ice cover which opens significantly during summer only in the coastal seas to the north of Asia, Alaska and the Canadian Northwest Territories.
The Arctic fauna is impoverished and consists mainly of organisms derived from the Atlantic Ocean.
www.oceansatlas.org /cds_static/en/arctic_circle__en_63679_63924.html   (686 words)

  
 Aurora, Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights
Circle is on the banks of the Yukon River and at the end of the Steese Highway.
Circle was thought to be on the Arctic Circle when established in 1893.
Circle City airport runway beacon shines in the background of this image exposed for 20 seconds in October.
www.ptialaska.net /~hutch/aurora.html   (2354 words)

  
 arctic map and information page
This region of the planet, north of the Arctic Circle, includes the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, Baffin Island, other smaller northern islands, and the far northern parts of Europe, Russia (Siberia), Alaska and Canada.
The Arctic Circle, incidentally, is an imaginary line located at 66º, 30'N latitude, and as a guide defines the southernmost part of the Arctic.
The primary residents of the Arctic include the Eskimos (Inuits), Saami and Russians, with an overall population (of all peoples) exceeding 2 million.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/polar/arctic.htm   (387 words)

  
 AMS Glossary
Arctic air is cold aloft and extends to great heights, but the surface temperatures are often higher than those of polar air.
For two or three months in summer arctic air masses are shallow and rapidly lose their characteristics as they move southward.
Freezing increases the salinity under the ice; the dense water sinks to the ocean floor and leaves the arctic basins to enter the Greenland and Norwegian Seas, where it mixes with water that sinks under the influence of surface cooling.
amsglossary.allenpress.com /glossary/browse?s=a&p=68   (553 words)

  
 Arctic Circle on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ARCTIC CIRCLE [Arctic Circle] imaginary circle on the surface of the earth at 66 1/2 °N latitude, i.e., 23 1/2 ° south of the North Pole.
The Arctic Circle lays to the north while the east holds lakes and canals and quaint villages.
The Arctic Circle is to the north while the east holds lakes and canals and quaint villages.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/a/arcticc1i.asp   (878 words)

  
 Arctic Studies Center - Resources - Frequently Asked Questions
Trees are unable to survive in the high Arctic because of the extreme low temperatures, high winds and lack of sufficient rainfall.
Among peoples of the Arctic, shamans can be male or female, and often what distinguishes them from the rest of their community are the close relationships they share with spirit guides and helpers, who assist the shaman in protecting and ensuring the health and welfare of their community.
Peoples in arctic regions have traditionally eaten a variety of fish, seals, whales and caribou, as well as the numerous types of plants and delicious berries that grow naturally in the Arctic.
www.mnh.si.edu /arctic/html/resources_faq.html   (3109 words)

  
 The Arctic
IThe Arctic is warming much more rapidly than previously known, at nearly twice the rate of the rest of the globe, and increasing greenhouse gases from human activities are projected to make it warmer still, according to an unprecedented four-year scientific study of the region conducted by an international team of 300 scientists.
At least half of the summer sea ice in the Arctic is projected to melt by the end of this century, along with a significant portion of the Greenland Ice Sheet, as the region is projected to warm an additional 7 to 13°F (4-7°C) by 2100.
The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment was formally initiated in 2000 at the Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council at Point Barrow, Alaska as a joint project between the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee.
www.solcomhouse.com /arctic.htm   (3864 words)

  
 Arctic Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Land within the Arctic Circle is tundra, and it supports less life most other biomes because of the cold temperatures, strong, dry winds, and permafrost (permanently-frozen soil).
Many animals who overwinter in the Arctic (like the Arctic fox and the ermine) have a coat that thickens and changes color to white during the winter as camouflage in the snow (blending into the background is called cryptic coloration).
Many animals (like the Arctic tern) spend the summer months in the Arctic, but leave as the weather turns frigid and food becomes scarce (these animals return again the next summer, repeating this pattern year after year).
www.enchantedlearning.com /coloring/arcticanimals.shtml   (815 words)

  
 The Wanderings of the Arctic Circle, Alaska Science Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arctic Circle is known to most people as the spot where the sun never sets on June 21, the summer solstice, and the spot where the sun never rises on December 21, the winter solstice.
The movement of the Arctic Circle due to changes in Earth's axis is called the Milankovitch Cycle, which was named for Serbian climatologist Milutan Milankovitch.
The circle's location may change as much as 50 feet every year, making it difficult to be a perfectionist when posing for pictures at the Arctic Circle wayside on the Dalton Highway, or when pitching one's tent.
www.gi.alaska.edu /ScienceForum/ASF13/1349.html   (326 words)

  
 What is the Arctic?
The central Arctic Ocean is ice-covered year-round, and snow and ice are present on land for most of the year.
The southern limit of the arctic region is commonly placed at the Arctic Circle (latitude 66 degrees, 32 minutes North).
The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line that marks the latitude above which the sun does not set on the day of the summer solstice (usually 21 June) and does not rise on the the day of the winter solstice (usually 21 December).
nsidc.org /arcticmet/basics/arctic_definition.html   (210 words)

  
 Tour Arctic - Alaska Native-owned travel company specializing in day trips to rural Alaska Native villages.
Tour Arctic is an Alaska Native-owned tour company with offices in Anchorage, and the village of Kotzebue, 26 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
Tour Arctic's Culture Camp will expose you to the traditional ways that are being passed down from Elder to youth, mother to daughter and father to son as they cut and prepare fish or sew skins and furs together for clothing.
At Tour Arctic, we believe that to share our tradition is to participate in the education and understanding of all cultures.
www.tour-arctic.com /main.html   (195 words)

  
 Arctic Behavior in Random Tilings
One property of the Arctic region of a graph that does not contain any forced edges is that it consists of several distinct chunks all touching each other at a single point on the boundary of the region, and the chunks are pieces of the simple pure phases of the graph.
One important similarity between the Aztec diamond and the hexagon that is not present in the square is that if one traverses the boundary of the matching, the colors of the outermost vertices stay the same for a long stretch, and then change once, but then stay the same again for the next stretch.
The tiles in the middle that are not part of the Arctic region are indicated in green.
www.math.wisc.edu /~propp/tiling/www/mdblum/arctic.html   (3931 words)

  
 Arctic Circle - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Arctic Circle
The length of the periods of continuous daylight in summer and darkness in winter varies with the nearness to the North Pole; the nearer the Pole the longer the period during which the sun is continually above or below the horizon.
Thanks to powerful influence, he had just been appointed a member of the official expedition on board the Requin, which was to be sent to the Arctic Circle in search of the survivors of the D'Artoi's expedition, of whom nothing had been heard for three years.
I think it would be, if we knew how to look at and feel it," said Polly, very quietly, as she pushed her chair out of the arctic circle of Miss Perkins, into the temperate one of friendly Emma.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Arctic+Circle   (279 words)

  
 arctic map and information page
This region of the planet, north of the Arctic Circle, includes the Arctic Ocean, Greenland, Baffin Island, other smaller northern islands, and the far northern parts of Europe, Russia (Siberia), Alaska and Canada.
The Arctic Circle, incidentally, is an imaginary line located at 66º, 30'N latitude, and as a guide defines the southernmost part of the Arctic.
The primary residents of the Arctic include the Eskimos (Inuits), Saami and Russians, with an overall population (of all peoples) exceeding 2 million.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/polar/arctic.htm   (386 words)

  
 Arctic Circle --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Although the Arctic was one of the most complicated and expensive areas in the world in which to operate, petroleum, mining, and transportation companies were aggressively exploring North America's last great frontier in 2001.
The greater part of the 8,000,000 square miles (21,000,000 square kilometers) within the Arctic Circle is occupied by the Arctic Ocean (5,440,200 square miles, or 14,090,050 square kilometers).
Above the Arctic Circle are the Richardson Mountains.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9009307   (820 words)

  
 Arctic Circle Restaurants Inc. -"Where the Good Stuff Is"
Arctic Circle Restaurants Inc. -"Where the Good Stuff Is"
Because almost everybody knows that Arctic Circle is where the good stuff is!
Let your children explore their imaginations at a local Arctic Circle PlayZone.
www.arcticcirclerest.com   (99 words)

  
 Arctic Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Land within the Arctic Circle is tundra, and it supports less life most other biomes because of the cold temperatures, strong, dry winds, and permafrost (permanently-frozen soil).
Many animals who overwinter in the Arctic (like the Arctic fox and the ermine) have a coat that thickens and changes color to white during the winter as camouflage in the snow (blending into the background is called cryptic coloration).
Many animals (like the Arctic tern) spend the summer months in the Arctic, but leave as the weather turns frigid and food becomes scarce (these animals return again the next summer, repeating this pattern year after year).
www.zoomdinosaurs.com /coloring/arcticanimals.shtml   (815 words)

  
 THE ARCTIC - the land, the people, the wildlife , the communities
The Arctic is a very cold place in the most northern part of the world.
In the northern part of the Arctic there are mountains, glaciers (mountains of ice), plains and islands.
The steep cliffs of the arctic islands are home for murres, and other sea birds.
www.saskschools.ca /~gregory/arctic/Aintro.html   (596 words)

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