Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
. Earth Science News .




ICE WORLD
Russia backs its claims for Arctic Shelf with evidence
by Staff Writers
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Nov 07, 2012


File image.

A Russian expedition has finished investigations which were meant to prove that the Arctic Shelf in the Arctic Ocean is a continuation of the Eurasian continent, and, thus, should belong to Russia.

The expedition lasted 3 months and gathered about 22,000 samples of soil from the Arctic Ocean's bottom.

These samples are still to be examined, but drilling of the underwater Mendeleev mountain range, which the expedition made, already provided evidence that this range is a prolongation of the Eurasian continent.

Russian experts believe that this will be the final point for Russia to back its claims for the Arctic Shelf. Now, Russia is going to file in a request for the world to recognize Russia's rights on this shelf.

Source: Voice of Russia

.


Related Links
Arctic Ice News
Beyond the Ice Age






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News





ICE WORLD
Polar bears seen taking refuge on icebergs
Iqaluit, Nunavut (UPI) Oct 30, 2012
A previously unsuspected sanctuary for polar bears in the arctic has been discovered, the makers of a British television documentary say. An estimated 20 polar bears were seen on a large tabular iceberg in Baffin Bay, 30 miles off the Canadian coast, the filmmakers said. Tabular icebergs, with steep sides and a flat top much like a plateau, could be giving the polar bears protect ... read more


ICE WORLD
French seek compensation for cancelled New York marathon

New York kids back in school, but chaos continues

Thousands run in New York race of disappointment

Asia's newest megacity offers model for urban growth as populations swell worldwide

ICE WORLD
Sensors for the real world

Soluble circuit boards to reduce e-waste

Megaupload boss aims to lie low

How Butterfly Wings Can Inspire New High-Tech Surfaces

ICE WORLD
Australia reef collapse blamed on farming

Man dies of thirst in Australian Outback

Laos breaks ground on Xayaburi Dam

Veolia reports profit fall but shares surge

ICE WORLD
Russia backs its claims for Arctic Shelf with evidence

Britain to keep Antarctic research group

Antarctic ocean sanctuary talks end in failure

Two Perfect Days for IceBridge

ICE WORLD
Greenpeace stages anti-GM 'toxic warning' protest

Smallholder farmers need improved stake in Nile's development

Making barley less thirsty

Ozone's impact on soybean yield: Reducing future losses

ICE WORLD
Croatia floods force hundreds to evacuate

15 feared dead in Guatemala quake

Death toll in south India floods rises to 45: officials

Slovenia urges evacuation as river overflows banks

ICE WORLD
Somalia charcoal exports fuelling conflict flout UN ban

Outside View: Mounting tension in Mali

West Africa army chiefs adopt Mali intervention strategy

Mali Islamist rebels urge dialogue, halt to hostilities

ICE WORLD
Bigger human genome pool uncovers more rare variants

Village in Bulgaria said Europe's oldest

Genetics suggest global human expansion

'Digital eternity' beckons as death goes high-tech




The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement