Skip to comments.North West Passage blocked with ice - yachts caught
Posted on 09/03/2013 5:15:43 PM PDT by PilotDave
The Northwest Passage after decades of so-called global warming has a dramatic 60% more Arctic ice this year than at the same time last year. The future dreams of dozens of adventurous sailors are now threatened. A scattering of yachts attempting the legendary Passage are caught by the ice, which has now become blocked at both ends and the transit season may be ending early.
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What happened to global warming? I thought by now we’d be having swim fests at the north pole!
"Northwest Passage" is one of the best-known songs by Canadian musician Stan Rogers. An a cappella song, it features Rogers alone singing the verses, with several guest vocalists harmonizing with him in the chorus. It is not to be confused with the big band tune of the same name by Ralph Burns. While it recalls the history of early explorers who were trying to discover a route across Canada to the Pacific Ocean (especially Sir John Franklin, who lost his life in the quest for the Northwest Passage), its central theme is a comparison between the journeys of these past explorers and the singer's own journey to and through the same region. The singer ultimately reflects that, just as the quest for a northwest passage might be considered a fruitless one (in that a viable and navigable northwest passage was never found in the days of Franklin and his kind), a modern-day journeyer along similar paths might meet the same end. The song also references the geography of Canada, including the Fraser River ("to race the roaring Fraser to the sea") on the western coast and the Davis Strait to the east. He is driving across the Prairies, allowing him to view cities behind him fall and cities ahead rise.
And Al “The Whale” Gore was last seen floating on his back on his way to Florida.
Where is Captain Ahab now that we need him?
Who is Al’s latest squeeze????
“Who is Als latest squeeze????”
The eighth chacra!
we now have a new “deadliest catch” ima smelling tv series
“Some may actually winter over, like in the old days. “
Wouldn’t a polar bear consider that to be a meat oasis?
This guy has been "wintering over" for a while.
You betcha, eh?
northwest passage is harder to get through than the northern sea route.
An emerging solar minimum...overly cold occurances first in the southern hemisphere for their winter and now the same appears to be coming on for the northern hemisphere winter season. Plus, we have various ice age predictions (be they for a little or big one), it doesn’t look good, kiddies.
Welcome King Barack "Canute" Obama the Great.....
...Obama issues an Executive Order to the Sun...
....to increase it's magnetic field....
and make a good crop of sunspots before elections in 2016....
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sunspot formation is triggered by a magnetic field, which scientists say is steadily declining. They predict that by 2016 there may be no remaining sunspots, and the sun may stay spotless for several decades.
The last time the sunspots disappeared altogether was in the 17th and 18th century, and coincided with a lengthy cool period on the planet known as the Little Ice Age....and lasted 400 years.
Good luck surviving with no electricity and GE modified seeds.
Ya know, if King 0bama can order the Sun into waking up, there may be something to this whole “One” thing.
I’ll be watching for the evidence......