№133 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 133
2 You are going to listen to meteorologist Dan Summerfield about his Spitsbergen experience. Read the information, look at the map and answer the questions.
1. What countries do Arctic Islands belong to?
2. Which English-speaking countries have the arctic climate?
3. What is Spitsbergen?
4. Where is it?
5. How large is it?
6. Why is Spitsbergen different from the other islands in the Svalbard archipelago?
There are a great number of Arctic Islands, belonging to different countries - Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Russia and the USA. Spitsbergen is the largest and the only populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway. You can see small settlements there, some with only 30-35 residents.
Spitsbergen borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian [no:'wi:d3(3)n] Sea and the Greenland Sea. It covers an area of 39,044 km2, making it the largest island in Norway and the 36th-largest in the world.