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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.



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.


Wildlife: Whale watching



Nordic skiing



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.

See travelling in cold weather.

Get out

The only way out of the Arctic is south.

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