|Statement||by J. Patterson|
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The Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure departs Fairbanks by land or air and offers optional excursions out of the remote town of Coldfoot, which will serve as basecamp during your adventure. Tour packages run 3 days/ 2 nights or 4 days/3 nights and include a spectacular flightseeing trip one-way combined with their informative ground tour on the. 1. Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who . In the middle of winter, the Arctic Circle experiences polar nights, so the northernmost countries receive very little daylight. And this change is pretty drastic. We only had between three and four hours of daylight each day, and even then, it wasn’t a bright, sun-high-in-the-sky sunlight. Arctic Circle. My INCREDIBLE trip on the Arctic Circle Sleeper Train () It's a little above freezing and the thaw is beginning, but it's still truly Arctic - watch the people on quad bikes Author: Wingin’ It! Paul Lucas.
Getting to the Arctic by boat is only possible for a few months each summer, with routes starting in either Scotland, Iceland or Norway. Voyages typically last days and are a great way to experience the transition in climate and habitat as you journey north. The average Arctic winter temperature is ° F (°C), while the average Arctic summer temperature is ° F (° C). In general, Arctic winters are long and cold while summers are short and cool. And some places in the Arctic are actually warmer then you might expect because they are near the coast and are warmed by the warm ocean water. The Arctic Circle Trail. Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail is often listed as one of the best long-distance hikes in the world. The trail stretches up to kilometers ( miles) from the edge of the ice cap to the fishing town of Sisimiut on the West coast. A day or overnight trip to Barrow offers you the chance to go above the Arctic Circle and see Native life up close. If you come in summer, you'll also get the ultimate Midnight Sun experience—the sun doesn't set from May 10 until August 2.
July is considered high summer in the Arctic, and supplies the local regions with midnight sun, and nearly constant daylight. This is also the key time for large whale populations to feed (most notably bowhead and belugas) as well as a time of year which boasts lots of polar bear activity. The Arctic Circle (66° 33’N latitude) is near the limit of the midnight sun and the polar night. The Arctic winter is around nine months long, when the polar night lasts hours. The midnight sun occurs in the summer, when the sun is still visible at midnight. The Ocean Effect. ever in existence. They travel to Davis Strait during the summer to feed. Bowheads are found only in the Arctic and Narwhals are known for their large, spiral horns growing out of their jaws. Details. Auyuittuq Park, also in Qikiqtarjuaq, is home to the Penny Ice Cap, Mount Thor and Mount Asgard. The trip falls in the White Nights season, and goes from Moscow to St. Petersburg, heading deep into the Arctic Circle via Murmansk, and visiting remote towns, dramatic fjords, and taiga : Chris Moss.