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Arctic Circle

noun

  1. an imaginary line drawn parallel to the equator, at 23°28prime; S of the North Pole: between the North Frigid Zone and the North Temperate Zone.


Arctic Circle

noun

  1. the imaginary circle round the earth, parallel to the equator, at latitude 66° 32′ N; it marks the northernmost point at which the sun appears above the level of the horizon on the winter solstice


Arctic Circle

/ ärktĭk /

  1. The parallel of latitude approximately 66°33′ north. It forms the boundary between the North Temperate and North Frigid zones.


Arctic Circle

  1. 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 .


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Notes

The Arctic Circle corresponds to the Antarctic Circle in the Southern Hemisphere .

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Example Sentences

If snow is more your thing, the 6633 Extreme Winter Ultramarathon runs 350 miles across the Arctic Circle.

We were bound for Bettles, Alaska, which sits 35 miles north of the Arctic Circle and has a current population of 15 people.

We were a bit overdressed for our trip north of the Arctic Circle.

Bettles, Alaska has been a gateway for intrepid travelers who want to explore the pristine wilderness of the Arctic Circle.

Video journalist Kieron Bryan was captured while filming a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic Circle.

The Arctic Circle is an imaginary circle on the globe, parallel to the equator, and 23 28 distant from the north pole.

Arctic Regions, the regions round the north pole, and extending from the pole on all sides to the Arctic Circle in lat.

They nest within the Arctic Circle and only a few of their nests have ever been found.

Many birds nest in these heights instead of going to similar conditions in the great Arctic Circle nursery.

And now the Arctic Circle would hold his chosen grave, because she could never cross it.

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