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  • The Arctic voyages of Barents were quickly followed by the establishment of p u a Dutch East India Company; and the Dutch, ousting the Portuguese, not only established factories on the mainland of India and in Japan, but acquired a preponderating influence throughout the Malay Archipelago.
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  • The White, Barents and Kara Seas of the Arctic bound it on the N., and the northern Pacific - that is, the Seas of Bering, Okhotsk and Japan - bounds it on the E.
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  • are Karlo, East Kvarken, the Aland archipelago, Dagd, and Osel or Oesel in the Baltic Sea; Novaya Zemlya, with Kolguyev and Vaigach, in the Barents Sea; the Solovetski Islands in the White Sea; the New Siberian archipelago, Wrangel Land and Bear Islands, off the Siberian coast; the Commander Islands off Kamchatka; the Shantar Islands and the N.
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  • Entering the Barents Sea (that is, the area between the ice and the northern coast of Europe), these currents flow along the bottom.
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  • The inflowing Baltic undercurrent carries with it herrings and other fish from the North Sea outside, and the submarine current entering the Barents Sea also carries with it such fish as plaice.
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  • BARENTS SEA, that part of the Arctic Ocean which is demarcated by the north coast of Europe, the islands of Novaya Zemlya, Franz Josef Land and Spitsbergen, and smaller intervening islands; it was named after the Dutch navigator.
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  • William Barents is honourably known as the leader of three of these arctic expeditions, in the last of which he perished.
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  • 2 (Kristiania 1915), contains oceanographical investigations in the Barents and Greenland seas.
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  • It separates the Barents Sea on the W.
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  • coast are composed of grey sandstone, while in 76° Barents's Islands, and possibly a much greater part of the N.
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  • William Barents touched the island (1594) at Sukhoy Nos (73° 46'), and followed the coast N.
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  • Next year Hudson was again sent by the Muscovy Company to open a passage to China, this time by the north-east route between Spitzbergen and Novaya Zemlya, which had been attempted by his predecessors and especially by the Dutch navigator William Barents.
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  • He raked the Barents Sea in vain between 75° 30' N.W.
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  • With a mixed crew of eighteen or twenty men he left the Texel in the "Half-Moon" on the 6th of April, and by the 5th of May was in the Barents Sea, and soon afterwards among the ice near Novaya Zemlya, where he had been the year before.
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  • Willem Barents >>
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  • The Dutch emulated the British in the Arctic seas during this period, directing their efforts mainly towards the discovery of a north-east passage round the northern end of Novaya Zemlya; and William Barents or Barendsz (1594-1597) is the most famous name in this connexion, his boat voyage along the coast of Novaya Zemlya after losing his ship and wintering in a high latitude, being one of the most remarkable achievements in polar annals.
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  • coast are composed of grey sandstone, while in 76° Barents's Islands, and possibly a much greater part of the N.
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  • William Barents touched the island (1594) at Sukhoy Nos (73° 46'), and followed the coast N.
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  • He raked the Barents Sea in vain between 75° 30' N.W.
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  • Barents Safari Take the opportunity to drive a snowmobile across the frozen sea (full instruction given, driving license required).
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