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Arctic Expeditions

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Travel and expedition tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions of the world. North Pole, South Pole, Greenland, Iceland, Alaska, Scandinavia, Siberia and Antarctica. Also a bit on climate change and global warming in these regions.

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Dumont D’Urville research station in Antarctica. Although the waves appear as if they’ve been instantly frozen as they broke from the ocean surface, they’re actually a natural phenomenon of blue ice, according to a report by the Daily Mail. All Nature, Amazing Nature, Science Nature, Wonders Of The World, In This World, Frozen Waves, Fuerza Natural, Photo Grid, Winter Beauty

Rolling blue waves hit the Antarctic coastline

These brilliant blue beauties, which look like tidal waves frozen at their highest point, were captured...

Here you have the 19 faces of nature. Sometimes, we can even apply them to ourselves, since we are a part of nature.Enjoy and reflect on what nature teach us.Sometimes, nature is. All Nature, Amazing Nature, Science Nature, Nature Source, Mother Earth, Mother Nature, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Ocean

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Split-View Iceberg, Greenland

Igloo in the Cascade Mountains, Oregon. Photo by Ben Canales - clearly one should live in Oregon! Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Peaceful Places, Wonderful Places, Cascade Mountains, All Nature, Winter Scenes, Snow Scenes, Belle Photo

One of our fav Arctic trip activities is to build an igloo for the night. (photo by Ben Canales)

 I wanted so bad to get up there during my mission, but I was never called to Luleå, which is the area the ice hotel is in Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Travel Destinations, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Unusual Hotels, National Geographic Travel

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Find facts, photos, information and history, travel videos, flags, and maps of countries and cities of the world from National Geographic.

 As NASA scientists publish another report warning of the impact of global warming on the Antarctic ice shelf, new figures have been released showing that the level of sea ice around Antarctica has hit record levels. Illuminati, Antarctic Ice Shelf, Impact Of Global Warming, Ice Sheet, Sea Ice, Image Of The Day, Science And Nature, Mother Earth, Climate Change

Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Maximum Extent

As the Arctic experienced a new record summer minimum for ice extent, the Antarctic set a new record for maximum winter sea ice.

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Tips and Techniques to Have a Fun Time Snowshoeing

Discover how to snowshoe and get the right equipment.

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The 'frozen wave': Stunning 50ft blue ice monolith captured in the Antarctic

These beautiful images from the Antarctic appear to show waves that have been instantly frozen as they break, but that is not the case - instead it is blue ice.

antarctic ice rift growing: a massive crack in pine island glacier, antarctica is steadily growing (sept. Mother Earth, Mother Nature, Pine Island, Space Images, Earth From Space, Antarctica, Image Shows, Natural Wonders, Beautiful World

A Growing Rift in Antarctic Ice

Images from the German satellite TerraSar-X shows how a rift on Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier grew between October 2011 and September 2012.

Flooding in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Acquired May and July these images compare conditions along the Watson River at Kangerlussuaq, which was struck by floods in July Images Of Flood, Greenland Ice Sheet, And July, Earth From Space, Global Warming, Worlds Of Fun, Planet Earth, Mother Earth, Climate Change

Flooding in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Acquired May 31, 2012, and July 12, 2012, these images compare conditions along the Watson River at Kangerlussuaq, which was struck by floods in July 2012.

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Air New Zealand wants to send you to Antarctica — Allplane

We mentioned a few weeks ago how Air New Zealand is preparing to re-start its Antarctic flights programme . But this is not the only Antarctica-related initiative being planned by the Kiwi airline... If you always wished to visit Antarctica but were wary of being shepherded in one of the organize

2014 Arctic sea ice minimum sixth-lowest on record Sea ice in the Arctic continued its below-average trend this year as ice declined to its annual minimum. Meanwhile, in Antarctica, sea ice was at a record high. Antarctic sea ice on September Sea Ice, Remote Sensing, Hero's Journey, Image Of The Day, Snow And Ice, Antarctica, Global Warming, Ecology, Continents

Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Maximum Extent

This map shows sea ice extent around Antarctica on September 22, 2013, when ice covered more of the Southern Ocean than at any other time in the satellite record.

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Chasing Ice - Premieres today 14 December 2012 - new climate change movie - go see it!

The Ob River, a liquefied natural gas tanker, chugging through the Northeast Passage last month. No more ice, means global warming and climate change mitigation more pressing than Willie Nelson, Lng Carrier, Merchant Navy, Global Warming, East Coast, Climate Change, New York Skyline, Sailing, Cruise

Global warming to open 'crazy' shipping routes across Arctic

Global warming to open 'crazy' shipping routes across Arctic