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United States and University of New Hampshire scientists will depart from Barrow, Alaska to begin a three-week journey on Thursday to compose a map of the ocean floor and the continental shelf for future oil and natural gas exploration.
A U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker is headed to the Arctic to map the sea floor off Alaska, as Russia, Denmark and Canada assert their claims in the polar region, which has potential oil and gas reserves.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.