Scoresby Sound

Scoresby Sound
geographical name inlet of Norwegian Sea E Greenland N of 70°N

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Scoresby Sound — Deep inlet, Norwegian Sea, eastern central coast of Greenland. It runs inland for 70 mi (110 km) and has numerous fjords (the longest is 280 mi, or 451 km) and two large islands. It was charted by William Scoresby in 1822. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scoresby Sund — ▪ inlet, Greenland English  Scoresby Sound   deep inlet of the Greenland Sea, which penetrates eastern Greenland for 70 miles (110 km). Numerous fjords (the longest 130 miles) extend to the edge of the inland ice cap, where they are fed by large… …   Universalium

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  • Cumberland Sound — Cumberland Sound, a part of the Labrador Sea, between Cumberland Peninsula and Hall Peninsula. Location …   Wikipedia

  • Скорсби — (Scoresby Sound)Scoresby Sound, залив, глубоко врезанный в вост. побережье Гренландии залив, названный в честь исследователя Арктики Уильяма Скорсби (1789–1857) …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …   Universalium

  • Tyge W. Böcher — Tyge Wittrock Böcher (1909 1983) was a Danish botanist, evolutionary biologist, plant ecologist and phytogeographer.Professor in botany at the University of Copenhagen from 1954 to 1979.Work in Greenland, Denmark, European mountainous regions and …   Wikipedia

  • Tyge W. Böcher — Tyge Wittrock Böcher ( * 1909 1983) fue un botánico, biólogo evolutivo, ecólogo vegetal y fitogeógrafo danés. Fue Profesor de Botánica en la Universidad de Copenhague de 1954 a 1979. Desarrolló estudios en Groenlandia, Dinamarca, regiones… …   Wikipedia Español

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