an ocean N of North America, Asia, and the Arctic Circle. About 5,540,000 sq. mi. (14,350,000 sq. km).
New research suggests the Arctic Ocean could be ice-free by 2015, with devastating consequences for the world.
The End of the Arctic? Ocean Could be Ice Free by 2015 Mark Hertsgaard December 12, 2013
The emissions of frozen CO2 and the tundra around the Arctic Ocean have already begun as it thaws.
Al Gore Warms Up Lloyd Grove December 8, 2009
Far to the north, the sun lay in a bed of saffron light over the clear horizon of the Arctic Ocean.
Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
The plain seemed as lonely and as unlighted as the Arctic Ocean.
A Spoil of Office Hamlin Garland
This country under the Arctic Ocean is different from what we thought it was—not so cold, and more civilized in some ways.
Young Alaskans in the Far North Emerson Hough
Because they come from the Arctic Ocean, over vast areas of ice and snow.
The Reason Why Anonymous
In fact, the party had made its way out the river into the Arctic Ocean and around the coast into the Coppermine.
The Radio Boys Rescue the Lost Alaska Expedition Gerald Breckenridge
She may not like the Arctic Ocean or she may expect you to fight.
The Second Fiddle Phyllis Bottome
It is a species of salmon under the name of Nalma, and ascends from the Arctic Ocean.
Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life Thomas Wallace Knox
The Salmonid are found in the rivers flowing into the Arctic Ocean.
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the ocean surrounding the North Pole, north of the Arctic Circle. Area: about 14 100 000 sq km (5 440 000 sq miles)
The cold, ice-covered waters surrounding the North Pole, located entirely within the Arctic Circle. It contains the northernmost islands of Canada, Norway, and Russia.
Note: Most of the Arctic Ocean is covered by solid ice, ice floes, and icebergs.
- Arctic monkeys
plural noun British rock group (formed 2002): comprising Alex Turner (born 1986; vocals, guitar), Jamie Cook (born 1985, guitar), Matt Helders (born 1986, drums, vocals) and Nick O’Malley (born 1985, bass guitar); the first major band to achieve widespread success through internet exposure Contemporary Examples Simon: arctic monkeys are going to be around for a […]
the scientific study of the Polar Regions.
- Arctic red river
a river in the W Northwest Territories, Canada, flowing NW to the Mackenzie River. 310 miles (500 km) long.
- Arctic seal
rabbit fur that has been sheared and dyed to simulate sealskin. Historical Examples The lake is very deep, and, although situated in the temperate zone, is the home of a species of Arctic seal and tropical coral. Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania Jewett Castello Gilson