Peary Land
geographical name region N Greenland on Arctic Ocean

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  • Peary Land — is a peninsula in northern Greenland, extending into the Arctic Ocean. It reaches from Victoria Fjord in the west to Independence Fjord in the south and southeast, and to the Arctic Ocean in the north, with Cape Morris Jesup, the northernmost… …   Wikipedia

  • Peary Land — ▪ region, Greenland       region, northern Greenland, extending about 200 miles (320 km) east and west along the Arctic Ocean, between Victoria Fjord and the Greenland Sea. One of the northernmost land regions of the world, ending at Cape Morris… …   Universalium

  • Peary Land — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peary — may refer to:* Peary (crater), the closest large lunar impact crater to the lunar north pole * Peary Caribou, a caribou subspecies * USS Peary (DD 226), a Clemson class destroyerPeople named Peary:* Danny Peary (born 1949), American film critic… …   Wikipedia

  • Peary —   [ pɪərɪ], Robert Edwin, amerikanischer Nordpolarforscher, * Cresson Springs (Pa.) 6. 5. 1856, ✝ Washington (D. C.) 20. 2. 1920; erforschte seit 1886 Grönland und stellte 1901 durch Umfahrung im Norden dessen Inselnatur fest. Er erforschte 1905… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Peary, Robert Edwin — ▪ American explorer born May 6, 1856, Cresson, Pa., U.S. died Feb. 20, 1920, Washington, D.C.  U.S. Arctic explorer usually credited with leading the first expedition to reach the North Pole (1909).       Peary entered the U.S. Navy in 1881 and… …   Universalium

  • Tierra de Peary — La Tierra de Peary localización en Groenlandia. Mapa señalando los ámbitos de l …   Wikipedia Español

  • List of land mammals of Nunavut — This article contains non English characters and may require the use of special fonts available [http://www.gov.nu.ca/Nunavut/English/font/ here] Nunavut has several species of land mammals, of which the Inuit found use for almost all. The larger …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Peary — For United States Navy ships named after Robert Peary, see USS Robert E. Peary. Rear Admiral Robert Peary Peary in naval uniform circa 1910 Born May 6, 1856(1856 05 06) …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Peary — Robert E. Peary (1856–1920) Robert Edwin Peary (* 6. Mai 1856 in Cresson, Pennsylvania; † 20. Februar 1920 in Washington (D.C.)) war ein US amerikanischer Ingenieur und Polarforscher. Er behauptete, im Jahre 1909 als erster Mensch den Nordpol… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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