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Eclipse seen from space

Description: Arctic eclipse seen from space

Author: NASA


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Arctic Shrinkage.

Description: Traveling by reindeer, Archangel, Russia. photomechanical print : photochrom, color.

Author: Library of Congress CALL NUMBER: LOT 13419, no. 146 [item] [P&P]

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Caribou from Wagon Trails

Description:Appears to be an albino Barren Ground Caribou, located at Wagon Trails Animal Park.

Author: English Wikipedia, original upload 26 June 2005 by Brian0918, photographer

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Description:A Polar bear cub in Churchill is nursing

Author: Original Cub_polar_bear_is_nursing.wmv.OGG by Mila Zinkova This derivative work by Dhatfield (talk)

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Polar bears near north pole

Description:Three Polar bears approach the starboard bow of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Honolulu (SSN 718)

Author: Chief Yeoman Alphonso Braggs, US-Navy

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15th century Mappa Mundi

Description:The Vinland map / chart is purportedly a 15th century Mappa Mundi, redrawn from a 13th century original.

Author: Yale University

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Ziegler polar expedition of 1903-1905.

Description:82 N. Latitude, panorama shot during the unsuccessful Ziegler polar expedition of 1903-1905.

Author: Library of Congress CALL NUMBER: PAN FOR GEOG - Arctic Ocean no. 1

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Andree's Station at Danskoen, Spitzbergen, Norway

Description:Andree's Station at Danskoen, Spitzbergen, Norway

Author: Library of Congress LOT 13432, no. 118 [item] [P&P]

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Polar bears near north pole

Description:Icebergs around Cape York, Greenland. The icebergs are beautiful and display many interesting shapes. You could see the iceberg with a hole at the image. The hole was caused by weathering effects - erosion by waves, wind and melting.

Author: Mila Zinkova This image was edited by User:CillanXC

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Iceberg between Langø and Sanderson Hope, south of Upernavik, Greenland.

Description:Iceberg between Langø and Sanderson Hope, south of Upernavik, Greenland.

Author: Hansen

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photo of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

Description:photo of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

Author: *Andreas Tille

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rimsvötn in Vatnajökull-glacier in Iceland (1972)

Description:rimsvötn in Vatnajökull-glacier in Iceland (1972)

Author: Roger McLassus.

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Description:RMS Titanic's bow as seen from the Russian MIR I submersible.

Author: Kevin Saff

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The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

Description:The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

Author: United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang

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: Midnight sun panorama of the north-western part of the town Upernavik in Greenland. The viewpoint is a cliff near the soccer field with a south-western heading and was taken at 11:45 pm on August 8, 2007.

Description:: Midnight sun panorama of the north-western part of the town Upernavik in Greenland. The viewpoint is a cliff near the soccer field with a south-western heading and was taken at 11:45 pm on August 8, 2007.

Author: Kim Hansen

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Grizzly Bear in autumn in Denali National Park and Preserve. .

Description: Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos horribilis in autumn in Denali National Park and Preserve.

Author: Picture taken by (c) Jean-Pierre Lavoie

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Humpback Whale, breaching.

Description: Humpback Whale, (Megaptera novaeangliae), breaching

Author: User:Wwelles14

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A Sami (Lapp) family in Norway around 1900.

Description: A Sami (Lapp) family in Norway around 1900.

Author: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C

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North American language families

Description: North American language families

Author: en:User:ish ishwar

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Seehund (Phoca vitulina)

Description: Seehund (Phoca vitulina)

Author: Marcel Burkhard

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Arctic Hare Lepus arcticus)

Description: Arctic Hare Lepus arcticus)

Author: U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration




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Peary Caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi)

Description: Peary Caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) Endangered species and smallest of the North American caribou.

Author: L. David Mech U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration




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Nominations

Feel free to add Arctic related featured pictures directly to the above list. Other pictures may be nominated here.

Name of image

  • Comment:
  • Support, or Oppose or comment on above image.

Nom.

Arctic Hare

  • Comment:This is a pic of an Arctic Hare. Very nice quality, definitely related to the Arctic. Resident Mario (talk) 20:16, 23 January 2009 (UTC)


  • Support Addded this as a random contributor :)....I am allowed to vote, right? Resident Mario (talk) 20:16, 23 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Support This is a clear and sharp picture, although not rated as a feature picture it does show reasonable encyclopaedic quality SriMesh | talk 01:04, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

another Nom.

Peary Caribou

  • Peary Caribou, the smallest of the Caribou family. An endangered species. Good photo, I think. Author is L. David Mech.
  • Support as suggestor. Resident Mario (talk) 20:16, 23 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Comment Picture is not a featured picture on wikimedia commons nor very clear for inclusion in an encyclopedia , however in the age of arctic climate change it would be good to note the this unique species of Caribou which may not be around much longer. If a better picture is uploaded, it could be switched. SriMesh | talk 01:04, 31 January 2009 (UTC)

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