She and Jeannie were planning a trip to the Arctic Circle to follow some nomadic reindeer herders.
We were bound for Bettles, Alaska, which sits 35 miles north of the Arctic Circle and has a current population of 15 people.
Bettles, Alaska has been a gateway for intrepid travelers who want to explore the pristine wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
We were a bit overdressed for our trip north of the Arctic Circle.
Video journalist Kieron Bryan was captured while filming a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic Circle.
South of the Arctic Circle there is no such thing as midnight sun or as a day without sunrise.
Head lettuce and cucumbers in mid-winter, inside the Arctic Circle?
In weasels from north of the Arctic Circle the longest facial vibrissae extend posteriorly beyond the posterior border of the ear.
But what temperature has been reached above the Arctic Circle?
The Arctic Circle was recrossed on the 4th of October, exactly fifteen months after it had been crossed on the northward voyage.
1550s, in reference to a celestial circle, a line around the sky which, in any location, bounds the stars which are ever-visible from that latitude (in the Northern Hemisphere, this is focused on the celestial north pole); the concept goes back to the ancient Greeks, for whom this set of constellations included most prominently the two bears (arktoi), hence the name for the circle (see arctic). Of Earth, the circle 66 degrees 32 minutes north of the equator, marking the southern extremity of the polar day, it is recorded from 1620s.
Imaginary circle around the Earth about three-quarters of the way from the equator to the North Pole. North of this line is the “Land of the Midnight Sun,” where the sun never sets on the summer solstice.
Note: The Arctic Circle corresponds to the Antarctic Circle in the Southern Hemisphere.