Natural hazards: ice islands occasionally break away from northern Ellesmere Island; icebergs calved from glaciers in western Greenland and extreme northeastern Canada; permafrost in islands; virtually ice locked from October to June; ships subject to superstructure icing from October to May
Definition: This entry lists potential natural disasters.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on June 30, 2015
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