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Thousands of letters already received; Santa expected to answer more than 1.5 million this season from children all over the world NORTH POLE, Canada, Nov.
Wigwam is Official Sock of Eric Larsen, Polar Explorer Sheboygan, WI (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Wigwam is excited to announce its official sponsorship with
Larsen Finalizes Preparations for Upcoming Arctic Ocean Traverse Which Could be the Last Geographic North Pole Expedition in History BOULDER, Colo., Feb.
Last week's pictures from the North Pole Experimental Observatory showed pools of polar sea water, but experts say they aren't "particularly extreme."
In 2007, Russian explorers dived down below the North Pole in a submersible and planted a national flag to make the point that it had rights to the energy riches of the Arctic. Now, a group of activists planted a "Flag For The Future" in the same area.
While Richard Byrd claimed to have reached the North Pole in 1926, the journey has been dogged by controversy and debate ever since.
Researchers from UCLA claim the unprecedented late summer ice melt due to widespread climate change will make the Arctic Ocean shipping lanes more accessible by the year 2050.
An ambitious attempt to become the first human to walk across Antarctica during the winter has ended for one brave adventurer. Sixty-eight-year-old Sir Ranulph “Ran” Fiennes, the “World’s Greatest Living Explorer,” as dubbed by Guinness World Records, has bowed out of his bid to walk more than 2,000 miles across the frozen wasteland due to injury.
Arctic Circle -- The Arctic (Land of the Midnight Sun) is the area around the earth's North Pole while antarctic is in South Pole. It includes parts of Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Lapland and Svalbard as well as the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. Everything north of this circle is known as the Arctic, and the zone just to the south of this circle is the Northern Temperate Zone. This is the parallel of...
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