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Secret New Arctic Island: Melting Ice Reveals Hidden Lands Never Before Seen Under Thick Sheets

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A mysterious 'hole' has reappeared in the middle of Antarctica

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Eyes on Orcas | Continent 7: Antarctica

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MARS ON EARTH: Astronaut Canyon - Glacial Trough Valleys on Devon Island and on Mars

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Antarctica/Antarctica Continent/Antarctica Geography

The Arctic ( or ) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth. The Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas, and parts of Alaska, Northern Canada (Canada), Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden. Land within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly treeless permafrost -containing tundra. Arctic seas contain seasonal sea ice in many places.
  • Definition and etymology 

  • Climate 

  • Flora and fauna 

  • Natural resources 

  • Paleontology 

  • Indigenous population 

  • International cooperation and politics 

  • Global warming 

  • Arctic waters