American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Barents, Willem 1550?-1597. Dutch Arctic explorer who led several expeditions (1594-1597) in search of the Northeast Passage.
“Earlier in 2011, the company also made significant discoveries in Brazil and in the Barents Sea.”
“Total, which also holds a stake in the Shtokman gas field in the Barents Sea, now says it plans to increase production in Russia to between 300,000 and 400,000 barrels of oil and gas by the end of the decade – up from just 12,000 barrels now.”
“Two groups of well-credentialed space scientists, one in California and another in Russia — mostly veterans of long-ago space triumphs by NASA and the Soviet program — believe that the first frail, shiny prototype of an interstellar flying machine has been lying on the floor of the Barents Sea since June 21, 2005.”
“The unusually small ice cover over the Kara and Barents Seas has changed wind patterns, pushing frigid air into Europe.”
“One such moment occurred in Vidyaevo, an arctic naval base on the Barents Sea.”
“The acquisition also will position the company to "take advantage of the new emerging area" of the Barents Sea, said Terry Bonno , who runs the company's marketing unit.”
“And don't send me cross notes about the sustainability of cod; have a look at what's happening in the Barents Sea.”
“Russia's worst post-Soviet submarine disaster was in August 2000 when the nuclear submarine Kursk sank in the Barents Sea killing all 118 crewmen aboard.”
“Col. John McKone, who spent seven months in a Soviet prison during the Cold War after being shot down in his RB-47 over the Barents Sea, said he has never heard of an incident like the one Don Garlock describes.”
“Russia is actively working to open the Barents region.”
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