Latest North Pole Stories
Danish researchers say the rate of melting in the Arctic sea may be slower than previously thought.
Wendy Booker, a 57 year old climber, runner, and explorer with multiple sclerosis, has beaten the odds yet againâ€¦ this time conquering the North Pole via dog sled. Beverly, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Overcoming sub-zero temperatures, high winds and unfavorable conditions on the arctic ice, on April 23rd Wendy Booker became the first person with MS to stand at the North Pole.
WATERBURY, Vt., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Giovanni Savaglio from Munster, Indiana, wrote the winning blog post in Quark Expeditions' Blog Your Way to the North Pole contest. The 2,535 votes he received from blog readers put Savaglio in the top five, qualifying him for the prize.
A Russian-led expedition aims to make the first crossing from Russia's Arctic shore into Canada over the North Pole after a months-long voyage over precarious shifting ice flows.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. , Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKYW) will fly more than 50 local children and their families aboard the annual Fantasy Flight to the "North Pole" on Saturday, December 11.
WATERBURY, Vt., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced and aspiring travel bloggers can write to win a USD$54,000 expedition to the North Pole from Quark Expeditions. The prize is a trip for two aboard the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker to the top of the world.
Russiaâ€™s prime minister said Thursday that the Arctic Circle must remain a â€œzone of peaceâ€ as Russia and its polar neighbors rush to stake their claims on the regionâ€™s energy-rich seabed.
WATERBURY, Vt., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- When Quark Expeditions 2010 Arctic expedition cruise season comes to an end September 8, preparation for its history-making 20th anniversary season begins.
North America, Europe and eastern Asia could see more cold, moist and snowy winters much like the one that just passed, according to one top scientist.
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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