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Russia is jumping into the pack of those taking advantage of the natural resources of the Arctic, now vulnerable from global warming, the Kremlin's special representative said.
Danish scientists head for the Arctic ice pack on Sunday seeking evidence to position Denmark in a race to claim the potentially vast oil and other resources of the North Pole region.
Nearly 100 years after explorers first reached the North and South Poles, Norwegian Boerge Ousland believes he too has etched his name into polar exploration's Hall of Fame.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.