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полярный круг {м}
polar circle
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Translation for 'polar circle' from English to Russian

polar circle
полярный круг {м}геогр.
Usage Examples English
  • In the region within either polar circle, the variation in daylight hours is so extreme that part of summer sees a period without night intervening between consecutive days, while part of winter sees a period without daytime intervening between consecutive nights.
  • Other important harness racing arenas in Scandinavia are Åby outside Gothenburg, Mantorp, Axevalla, Bergsåker, Boden (almost at the polar circle) and Charlottenlund in Danish capital Copenhagen.
  • When viewed from the region within either polar circle around the winter solstice of that hemisphere (the December solstice in the Arctic and the June solstice in the Antarctic), the Sun is below the horizon at both of its culminations.
  • A polar circle is a geographic term for a conditional circular line (arc) referring either to the Arctic Circle or the Antarctic Circle.
  • The jurisdiction for Norway north of the polar circle started as the Missionary District of Northern Norway (1931–1944), growing to the Apostolic Prefecture of Northern Norway (1944–1955), the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Norway (1955–1979), and the Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Tromsø on 28 March 1979.
  • Thus far, this possible superchron has only been found in the Moyero river section north of the polar circle in Siberia.
  • The son of two teachers, Jakob Hellman grew up in rural north Sweden, just south of the polar circle.
  • At the winter solstice within the polar circle, twilight can extend through solar noon at latitudes below 72.561° (72°33′43″) for civil twilight, 78.561° (78°33′43″) for nautical twilight, and 84.561° (84°33′43″) for astronomical twilight.
  • Although approximately defined by the polar circles, in practice midnight sun can be seen as much as 90 km (55 miles) outside the polar circle, as described below, and the exact latitudes of the farthest reaches of midnight sun depend on topography and vary slightly year-to-year.
  • He described his experience in the Russian gulag in the book "Paragraf:Polárny kruh" (Section:Polar Circle; 1991).
  • The angle [...] between the spiral tangent and the corresponding polar circle (see diagram) is called "angle of the polar slope and [...] the "polar slope".
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