north pole

A view of the Arctic Ocean and sky. Sea ice is floating on top of the ocean.

Arctic Circle

Caitlin Dempsey

The Arctic Circle is a circle of latitude encompassing the northernmost pole of the Earth and is located at approximately 66°33′45.6″ north of the Equator.

Atmospheric Ozone Hole Over Arctic Region

Elizabeth Borneman

A combination of atmospheric factors have led to the creation of the lowest levels of ozone in a decade over the Arctic.

Review | Peary’s Arctic Quest

G.T. Dempsey

Peary’s Arctic Quest:  Untold Stories from Robert E. Peary’s North Pole Expeditions is both a rigorous scholarly work and a popular exposition of Robert Peary’s Arctic achievements and his legacy.