Alces machlis, the Elk or Moose, is a circumpolar species with palmated antlers and is of large size.
This is not, like Ursa Major, or like Cassiopeia, said to be "circumpolar."
As regards the Arctic and Antarctic regions, the continuity or circumpolar distribution of the shore fishes is well established.
"They are the highest mountains in the circumpolar regions," replied Barbican.
The seasons, again, are less marked in the tropics than in temperate and circumpolar climates.
Cassiopeias chaire, a circumpolar constellation having a fancied resemblance to a chair.
In Miocene times they were abundant, and of many species in circumpolar regions.
Seven have circumpolar breeding ranges and three (two are regular visitors) come from American breeding grounds.
When are the circumpolar constellations visible in northern latitudes?
The remaining three constellations of the circumpolar group are, as we have seen before, visible in the north.