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ARCTIC REGION 180

150

50

A

North Pacific

LE

U

A TI

N

IS

N LA

DS

R KU

PetropavlovskKamchatskiy

DS 150 AN IS L IL occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945, administered by Russia, claimed by Japan.

JAPAN

Bering Sea Sakhalin

Ocean

Sea of Okhotsk Kodiak

Provideniya Bering Strait

Anchorage

Riv er

Fairbanks

Chukchi Sea

Yuk on

Whitehorse Dawson

Yakutsk

Great Slave Lake

na Le

NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS

Laptev Sea

Arctic Ocean

QUEEN

Kangiqcliniq (Rankin Inlet)

10˚C (50˚F) isotherm, July SEVERNAYA ZEMLYA

ELIZABETH

Kaujuitoq (Resolute)

North Pole

ISLANDS

Noril'sk

Ellesmere Island

Repulse Bay

Hudson Bay

Qaanaaq (Thule)

80

Nord

Svalbard (NORWAY)

Longyearbyen

Greenland

Davis Strait

Kangerlussuaq (Søndre Strømfjord) Paamiut (Frederikshåb)

Greenland Sea

Itseqqortoormiit (Scoresbysund)

Murmansk S

ev

Arctic

Tórshavn

FINLAND SWEDEN

Faroe Islands (DENMARK)

Scale 1:39,000,000

Oslo

SHETLAND ISLANDS

Azimuthal Equal-Area Projection 500 Miles

30

Belfast IRE.

Dublin

U.K. 0

Helsinki

Lake Ladoga St. Petersburg

Samara Nizhniy Novgorod

Moscow Saratov

Tallinn EST.

Stockholm

North Sea

Copenhagen DENMARK

Berlin GERMANY

Riga Vilnius Minsk LITH. Baltic Sea RUS. BELARUS

Kharkiv Dnieper

Warsaw POLAND

KAZ.

50 Don

LATVIA

500 Kilometers

The Arctic region is often defined as that area where the average temperature for the warmest month is below 10ºC.

Kazan'

Circle

Volga

North Atlantic Ocean

e r n aya Dvina

Lake Onega

NORWAY

60

Perm'

Arkhangel'sk

Norwegian Sea

Reykjavík

0

Pechor a

Tromsø

(NORWAY)

Denmark Strait

Irty sh

(NORWAY)

ICELAND

0

Ob'

70

Bjørnøya

Jan Mayen

Tasiilaq (Ammassalik) Narsarsuaq

Labrador Sea

NOVAYA ZEMLYA

Barents Sea

(DENMARK)

Nuuk (Godthåb)

Kara Sea

FRANZ JOSEF LAND

Baffin Bay

Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay)

90 E

Yenisey

Dikson

Alert

Baffin Island

60

RUSSIA

Ob '

90 W

80

Victoria Island

CANADA

Len a

Tiksi

Banks Island

Cambridge Bay

120

Verkhoyansk

Beaufort Sea

Yellowknife Lake Athabasca

CHINA

Aldan

Vy ch eg da

Echo Bay

Oymyakon

y lyu Vi

R iver

Inuvik Great Bear Lake

Okhotsk

Cherskiy

East Siberian Sea

Barrow average minimum Prudhoe extent of sea ice Bay

River

zie

Wrangel Island

lym Ko

Circle

Sukh ona 60

Macken

Hay River

Pevek

70

Watson Lake

Pea ce

Arctic

UNITED STATES

Juneau

120

a

Nome

Valdez

Magadan

Anadyr'

Kam a

Gulf of Alaska

Khabarovsk Amur

Bethel 60

Kiev

Volgograd

Rostov

UKRAINE 30

Black Sea

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Arctic  

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