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Arctic Ocean

Arctic Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Ports and harbors: The major ports and harbors selected on the basis of overall importance to each country. This is determined by evaluating a number of factors (e.g., dollar value of goods handled, gross tonnage, facilities, and military significance).
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Transportation > Note: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Ports and harbors Churchill (Canada), Murmansk (Russia), Prudhoe Bay (US) 2005
Ports and terminals Churchill (Canada), Murmansk (Russia), Prudhoe Bay (US) 2008
Transportation > Note sparse network of air, ocean, river, and land routes; the Northwest Passage (North America) and Northern Sea Route (Eurasia) are important seasonal waterways 2011

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"Arctic Ocean Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Arctic-Ocean/Transport