The Arctic is the northernmost part of Earth. It can be defined either as everything within the Arctic Circle, or all northern areas where temperature never rises above 10 degrees C. In the Arctic, the cold, snow blindness, and desolation are the main dangers. Cold weather is potentially lethal. In the Northern Hemisphere, several homeless people die from hypothermia every winter. The only paths out of the arctic are to the south, and death.
The Arctic is sparsely populated. Some major centers of population are:
 Other destinations
English is the dominant language at international expeditions. Besides national languages there are several indigenous languages.
 Get in
Regular flights to most big cities.
 Get around
Scheduled transportation through the Arctic is limited, and travellers need to rely on chartered or private vehicles.
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Wildlife: Whale watching
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 Stay safe
The cold, polar bears, snow blindness and desolation are the main dangers.
In the Northern Hemisphere, several homeless people die from hypothermia every winter.
 Get out
The only way out of the Arctic is south.