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Preliminary report on the Bering Strait scheme: R42-3/1960-1E-PDF

"The idea that it might be feasible and advantageous to build a dam across Bering Strait was first suggested in the last decade of the last century, in the belief that this would stop ice-laden Arctic water from passing through the Strait into the Bering Sea and thus ameliorate the climate of the North Pacific. In point of fact, very little, if any, Arctic water passes southward into the Bering Sea, but this was not known at the time."--Introduction.

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Department/Agency Indian and Northern Affairs.
Title Preliminary report on the Bering Strait scheme
Series Title NCRC ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "March, 1960." Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Date 1960.
Number of Pages 17 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R42-3/1960-1E-PDF
Subject Terms Arctic, Northern development, Water management