arctic fog


Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • Herald Island (Arctic) — Herald Island or Gerald Island ( ru. Остров Геральд) is a small isolated Russian island in the Chukchi Sea, 60 km to the east of Wrangel Island. It rises in sheer cliffs, making it quite inaccessible, either by ship or by plane. The only sliver… …   Wikipedia

  • SS Arctic — The side wheeler SS Arctic sank September 27 1854, off Cape Race, Newfoundland, after colliding with the 250 ton French iron screw steamer SS Vesta in the fog. A sister ship to the SS Pacific that went into service in 1852, the 3,000 ton SS… …   Wikipedia

  • ice-fog — «YS FOG, FG», noun. a fog of ice crystals formed during extremely low temperatures, especially in the Arctic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allan Gordon — (born c. 1740) of Aberdeen, Scotland, was the sole survivor of the Anne Forbes , a whaling ship that disappeared without a trace in 1757.Early life The Surpassing Adventures of Allan Gordon by James Hogg reportedly preserved the autobiographical… …   Wikipedia

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