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Arctica was an ancient continent approximately 2.5 billion years ago in the Neoarchean era. It consisted of Canadian and Siberian shields.

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Sonata Arctica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1147 words)
Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, originally assembled in 1996.
In the beginning of 2000, Sonata Arctica was chosen as the band to support the veterans from Stratovarius throughout their European tour.
A promotional tour was to follow, but Sonata Arctica was invited by the popular Nightwish to join their European tour, and thus made a change of plans.
Salicaceae of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago - Salix arctica Pall. (1664 words)
arctica (circumpolar from Iceland and the Faeroe Islands across northern Russia, Alaska and Canada to Greenland, south to the Hudson Bay shores of Ontario and the Gaspé Peninsula.), (2) subsp.
In northern Greenland Salix arctica is one of the primary foods for muskox, arctic hare, and collared lemming (Klein and Bay 1991).
arctica characteristics include prostrate habit, pruinose [glaucous] stems and buds, sparse branchlet-pubescence, dark-colored bracts with long, straight trichomes, leaves with long straight trichomes on the lower [abaxial] surface projecting in a ‘beard’ at the apex, capsules reddish with long stigmas, and dark colored anthers.’ Specimens identified as hybrids combine these characters in various ways.
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