greenland

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small shrub of colder parts of North America and Greenland American dwarf birch , Betula glandulosa , Newfoundland dwarf birch
body of water between Greenland and northeastern Canada; connected with the Arctic Ocean to the north and with the Atlantic Ocean (via the Labrador Sea) to the south; icebound in winter Baffin Bay
5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic Canada; lies between Greenland and Hudson Bay Baffin Island
type genus of the Balaenidae: Greenland whales Balaena , genus Balaena
dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base bearberry willow , Salix uva-ursi
creeping perennial herb distinguished by red berries and clustered leaf whorls at the tips of shoots; Greenland to Alaska bunchberry , Cornus canadensis , crackerberry , dwarf cornel , pudding berry
of Eurasia and Greenland and North America common horsetail , Equisetum arvense , field horsetail
densely branching shrub or small tree having pungent blue berries used to flavor gin; widespread in northern hemisphere; only conifer on coasts of Iceland and Greenland common juniper , Juniperus communis
northern North America; Greenland; northern and central Europe Equisetum variegatum , variegated horsetail , variegated scouring rush
bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland ern , erne , European sea eagle , gray sea eagle , grey sea eagle , Haliatus albicilla , white-tailed sea eagle
member of a people inhabiting the Arctic (northern Canada or Greenland or Alaska or eastern Siberia); the Algonquians called them Eskimo (`eaters of raw flesh') but they call themselves the Inuit (`the people') Eskimo , Esquimau , Inuit
second earliest fossil amphibian ever found; of the Devonian; found in Greenland genus Ichthyostega
early tetrapod amphibian found in Greenland Ichyostega
arm of the northern Atlantic between Labrador and southern Greenland Labrador Sea
orchid having two triangular leaves and a short lax raceme of green to rust-colored flowers with the lip flushed mauve; Europe and Asia and North America and Greenland lesser twayblade , Listera cordata
elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried ling , Molva molva
large shaggy-coated bovid mammal of Canada and Greenland; intermediate in size and anatomy between an ox and a sheep musk ox , musk sheep , Ovibos moschatus
islands in the Svalbard archipelago east of northern Greenland; belonging to Norway Spitsbergen , Spitzbergen
large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent subcontinent
town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there Thule
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