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By Arthur Conan Doyle

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"In 1887, a tender Arthur Conan Doyle released A examine in Scarlet, hence developing a global icon within the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. during this, the 1st Holmes secret, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the difficult line "You were in Afghanistan, I perceive." And so starts Watson's, and the world's, fascination with this enigmatic character."

Doyle offers both difficult mysteries for Holmes to unravel: one a homicide that happens within the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room the place the haunting notice Rache is written upon the wall, the opposite a kidnapping set within the American West. fast opting for up the "scarlet thread of homicide working throughout the colourless skein of life," Holmes doesn't fail at discovering the reality - and making literary heritage.

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2006) indicated that the northern and northwestern areas of the Ross Sea are dominated by E. superba, but ice krill replaces Antarctic krill in the High Antarctic Zone south of 74 S (Azzali and Kalinowski 2000; Sala et al. 2002; Azzali et al. 2006). Very similar observations are reported from the south-eastern Weddell Sea, where Antarctic krill not only diminish but almost completely disappear from the region south of 74 S and being replaced by ice krill (Fevolden 1979; Siegel 1982; Boysen-Ennen and Piatkowski 1988).

2003) with the highest densities of krill occurring in the shelf-break zone as demonstrated by the consistent concentration of the krill fishery into these areas in the Scotia Sea and Antarctic Peninsula. In addition in the Antarctic Peninsula region the presence of Circumpolar Deep Water (CDW) interacts with the shelf break and where deep canyons onto the shelf exist the UCDW water transports krill onto the shelf (Ashijan et al. 2004; Lawson et al. 2004). The UCDW provides the deep troughs and canyons with nutrients leading to increased total phytoplankton and diatom biomass (Kavanaugh et al.

4 Â 106 km2 (Nicol et al. 5 Â 106 km2. However it wasn’t until the publication by Atkinson et al. (2009) which takes account of the majority of net samples collected over the last 90 years, that the values stated by Mackintosh of a habitat area of 19 Â 106 km2 around the Antarctic Ocean have been confirmed. Marr (1962) used the ‘Discovery’ net samples for the first broad view of the overall krill distribution. The northern limit of krill distribution is south of the Polar Front. This northern limit reaches a considerably lower latitude in the Atlantic under the influence of the Scotia Arc and Weddell Gyre than, for example in the Indian Ocean sector.

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