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The best place on earth to see a healthy population of wild polar bears is the Svalbard Archipelago, in the northernmost part of Norway that falls inside the Arctic Circle. More than 60 percent of the landmass in this island group is ice-covered,...
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Svalbard and Jan Mayen
While the beauty and curiosity of polar bears can make them appear friendly, it’s essential for Arctic travelers to stay a safe distance and explore with an experienced expedition team. The best way to observe the bears and other wildlife is from...
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Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Exploring the ice floes and glaciers of the high Arctic—particularly around Spitsbergen Island, the largest in the Svalbard Archipelago—can be especially serene in a kayak. The icy waters here are still, quiet, and crystal clear, and paddling near...
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Svalbard and Jan Mayen
When you’re traveling just 600 miles south of the North Pole, you can’t take an ordinary cruise ship. That’s why tour groups exploring the waters of the high Arctic need to sail on ice-class vessels—with reinforced hulls to let it break through...
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Svalbard and Jan Mayen
It’s only in the northerly waters of the Arctic Circle that travelers can encounter wild walruses. The enormous heft of these animals can only really be appreciated in person; a male walrus can weigh more than 3,000 pounds, twice the weight of a...