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Frederick E. Hyde Fjord
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The Frederick E. Hyde Fjord in Northern Greenland is about 150 kilometres long and up to 7 kilometres wide. It seperates the northern and southern Pearyland. The Nordkronen plateau with its highest point, the Vistars Bjaerg (2'010 m), is located on the southern side of the fjord. On the northern side are the H.H. Benedict Mountains and the Roosevelts Field.

 

Greenland 2015, First Air Boeing B727.
The stamp was issued in the series "Avation V".

The image of the stamp shows the plane of the Canadia First Air landing on sea ice in the Frederick E. Hyde Fjord in May 1994.

"Sea Ice: Physics and Remote Sensing" of Mohammed Shokr, Nirmal Sinha reads.

History was made by Canadian airline, First Air, by landing a fully loaded (64'640 kg) Boeing B727 jet aircraft on first-year sea in the Frederick E Hyde Fjord. The ice strip was 100 m wide and 2.5 km long, The ice thickness varied from 2.24 m at one to 2.41 m at the other end of the runway. 16 landings were made in 7 days from 19 May to 25 May 1994.

 

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