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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.
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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.
  
 
==Regions==
 
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==See==
 
==See==
 
* [[Northern Lights]]
 
* [[Northern Lights]]
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* [[Winter in Scandinavia]]
  
 
Wildlife: [[Whale watching]]
 
Wildlife: [[Whale watching]]
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==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
The cold, polar bears, snow blindness and desolation are the main dangers.
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The cold, polar bears, snow blindness and desolation are the main dangers.
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In the Northern Hemisphere, several homeless people die from hypothermia every winter.
  
 
See [[travelling in cold weather]].
 
See [[travelling in cold weather]].
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The only way out of the Arctic is south.
 
The only way out of the Arctic is south.
  
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Latest revision as of 04:01, 15 April 2013

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.

Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

The Arctic is sparsely populated. Some major centers of population are:

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

English is the dominant language at international expeditions. Besides national languages there are several indigenous languages.

Get in[edit]

Regular flights to most big cities.

Get around[edit]

Scheduled transportation through the Arctic is limited, and travellers need to rely on chartered or private vehicles.

See[edit][add listing]

Wildlife: Whale watching

Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit][add listing]

Nordic skiing

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

The cold, polar bears, snow blindness and desolation are the main dangers.

In the Northern Hemisphere, several homeless people die from hypothermia every winter.

See travelling in cold weather.

Get out[edit]

The only way out of the Arctic is south.



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