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Our chartered SAS flight leaves on time and we approach the Svalbard Archipelago from the air 3 hours later.
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Lancaster Sound

Toronto, Canada

#1 Dec 9, 2009
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Canada raises flag over disputed territory

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A 2006 file photo shows the Coast Guard icebreaker Terry Fox in the waters of Lancaster Sound at the eastern entrance of the Northwest Passage, a waterway Canada asserts is its own and one growing in importance as rising global temperatures melt Arctic sea ice. Bob Weber/The Canadian Press

A 2006 file photo shows the Coast Guard icebreaker Terry Fox in the waters of Lancaster Sound at the eastern entrance of the Northwest Passage, a waterway Canada asserts is its own and one growing in importance as rising global temperatures melt Arctic sea ice. Bob Weber/The Canadian Press

http://www.topix.com/world/arctic-region

Ottawa's plan for Lancaster Sound conservation area is an assertion of sovereignty in what U.S., Russia consider 'international water'

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