Beaufort Sea
geographical name sea comprising the part of the Arctic Ocean NE of Alaska & NW of Canada

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Beaufort Sea — [bō′fərt] [named in honor of Sir Francis Beaufort (see BEAUFORT SCALE)] part of the Arctic Ocean, north of Alaska & northwest of Canada …   English World dictionary

  • Beaufort Sea — The Beaufort Sea ( fr. mer de Beaufort) is the portion of the Arctic Ocean located north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska and west of Canada s Arctic islands. Its northwestern boundary is defined by a line connecting Point… …   Wikipedia

  • Beaufort Sea — /boh feuhrt/ a part of the Arctic Ocean, NE of Alaska. * * * Part of the Arctic Ocean northeast of Alaska, northwest of Canada, and west of Banks Island in the Arctic Archipelago. Its surface area is about 184,000 sq mi (476,000 sq km), its… …   Universalium

  • Beaufort Sea — Lage des umstrittenen Territoriums in der Beaufortsee Die Beaufortsee (engl.: Beaufort Sea) ist ein Teil des Nordpolarmeers vor der Küste der North Slope von Alaska und der kanadischen Territorien Yukon und Nordwest. Sie grenzt im Osten an den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beaufort Sea — Sp Bòforto jūra Ap Beaufort Sea angliškai Ap Mer de Beaufort prancūziškai L Arkties vand. dalis prie JAV (Aliaska) ir Kanados (ŠV teritorijos) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Beaufort Sea — Beau′fort Sea′ [[t]ˈboʊ fərt[/t]] n. geg a part of the Arctic Ocean, NE of Alaska …   From formal English to slang

  • Beaufort Sea — noun part of the Arctic Ocean to the northeast of Alaska • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Arctic Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beaufort Sea — /boʊfət ˈsi/ (say bohfuht see) noun a part of the Arctic Ocean, north of Alaska …   Australian English dictionary

  • Moratorium on commercial fishing of the Beaufort Sea — Area of the moratorium the cross hatched wedge shaped region is claimed by both Canada and the USA. On August 20 2009 United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a moratorium on fishing the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Beaufort — may refer to: * Beaufort (surname), the surname of many people ** Francis Beaufort ** Duke of Beaufort, a dukedom in the Peerage of England ** Duc de Beaufort, a title in French nobility * Beaufort (automobiles), a German manufacturer of… …   Wikipedia

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