The Arctic Ocean is technically part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated in the northernmost part of our earth. It is the smallest and shallowest of the world’s five biggest oceans. The temperatures here are severely low, causing the water to freeze most of the time.

The Arctic shares the coastline with North America, Russia, Canada, Greenland, and Iceland. Salinity and temperature of water in the Arctic Ocean seldom fluctuate. The reason behind this is the constant alternate freezing and melting of water, less evaporation, and limited distribution with aligning water bodies. The Arctic shelves are continental shelves of Canada, Russia, Siberia, and

The Arctic shelves are continental shelves of Canada, Russia, Siberia, and the USA. They are rich in minerals and oil. Resources here remain mostly untapped. 25% of the world’s gas resources are hidden in the frozen Arctic Ocean, according to a rough estimate. You can experience long days or long dark nights depending on the season. This phenomenon is because of its proximity to the North Pole. However, during winter, the warm surface of ocean water moderates the temperature. Cyclones are an everyday occurrence during the summer season. Be careful if you are planning an excursion during the summer! Living conditions are too harsh for animals to thrive. That is why you can only find walruses and whales on this part of the globe. On your way through this cold ocean, you will come across

You can experience long days or long dark nights depending on the season. This is because of its proximity to the North Pole. However, during winter, the warm surface of ocean water moderates the temperature. Cyclones are an everyday occurrence during the summer season. Be careful if you are planning an excursion during the summer! Living conditions are too harsh for animals to thrive. That is why you can only find walruses and whales on this part of the globe. On your way through this cold ocean, you will come across

Living conditions are too harsh for animals to thrive. That is why you can only find walruses and whales on this part of the globe. On your way through this cold ocean, you will come across ports of Nuuk (Greenland), Tiksi (Russia), Nanisivik (Canada), and Barrow (America). Explore this unspoiled part of

Explore this unspoiled part of our earth. Your experience here will be incredibly exciting. But consider yourself warned: it also comes with risks and dangers.

August 23, 2016 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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