Arctic circle canada map. A complete map of the arctic region is shown. Arctic animals the arctic. Northern canada colloquially the north is the vast northernmost region of canada variously defined by geography and politics. The arctic is the region around the north pole usually understood as the area within the arctic circle.
It includes parts of russia scandinavia greenland canada alaska and the arctic ocean. Search top topic lists arctic animals also see. A road has been completed to the arctic coast at tuktoyaktuk in the northwest territories and work for a port at iqaluit in nunavut is underway. The arctic circle is the parallel of latitude that runs 660 33 39 or roughly 6650 north of the equator.
Just click on the location buttons for a current pop up weather report. The athropolis big map of the arctic with current weather reports for arctic and surrounding locations. Approximately 15000 kilometers 9300 miles to the south is the antarctic circle of equal diameter to and parallel to the arctic circle as well as equally distant from the equator. It is a natural light display that is frequent during the winter months in northern sweden.
The northern lights or aurora borealis in jukkasjarvi lapland. Birds polar bears sled dogs whales arctic animal links arctic fox in the winter the brownish grey coat of the arctic fox changes to a thick warm white coat. The arctic circle is the southernmost latitude in the northern hemisphere at which the centre of the sun can remain continuously above or below the horizon for twenty four hours. When referring to the arctic people usually mean the part of the earth within the arctic circle an imaginary circle around the earth parallel to the equator and 23 degrees 28 minutes from the north pole that is above about 75.
Yukon northwest territories and nunavut. Canada has little to compare.