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The Arctic

by admin last modified Aug 11, 2014 10:01 AM
Arctos is Greek for bear, and the Arctic region derives its name from the stellar constellation of Ursa major, the Great Bear. A common geographical definition of the Arctic is the area north of the Arctic Circle (66°32'N), which encircles the area of the midnight sun.

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