Arctic

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...
the sphinx snow patch

Famous UK Snow Patch Fully Melts For Just 8th Time in 300 Years

The Sphinx, a well-known snow patch in the Cairngorms...

Great Explorers: Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen

While Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen sought fame and...

“Don’t Let a Polar Bear Eat My Remains”: Paul Bjorvig’s Adventures on Franz Josef Land

The Norwegian Paul Bjorvig (1857-1935) usually isn’t considered a...

Natural Wonders: The Smoking Hills

In 1850, the Irish explorer Robert McClure saw smoke...

Polar Bears Prey on Reindeer

Polar bears eat mainly ring seals, a small arctic...
PHOTO-USRC Bear in the Arctic - 101421- USCG

Famous Exploration Ship, the USS Bear, Found at Last

On October 14, the U.S. Coast Guard and the...

A Viking Invasion

Until the early years of the 20th century, the...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Hiking to Atlantic City, By Way of Jan Mayen

“You won’t see any other souls on the island...

Out of the Wild: After Six Months, Canadian Expedition Hits Pavement

When Guillaume Moreau and Nicolas Roulx left Baker Lake,...
payson mcelveen iceland fkt

Cyclist Grinds Out New FKT Across Iceland: Over 400 Km, Less Than 20 Hours

A millennial from Texas just became the first person...

Villanueva and Team Report 5 New Big Walls in East Greenland

Between a notable first ascent by an Italian-Swiss-French team...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...

Trapped and Starving: Baffin Island 1995

Baffin Island, the fifth-largest island on Earth, is an...
world's northernmost island

New Northernmost Island Discovered? Maybe Not

Northern Greenland's most prolific explorer suspects that the "new"...

Weekend (Not So) Warm-Up: Exit the North Pole

In 2019, two arctic explorers battled across the arctic...

Legends Series: Naomi Uemura

Few explorers radiate the unassuming, endearing, and gentle image...
ocean yaking to siren tower

New Big Wall Climb in East Greenland

A three-person team of Matteo Della Bordella (Italy), Silvan...

Natural Wonders: Underwater Icicle

A silent killer forms below sea ice and freezes...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Henry Hudson

For someone whose name is plastered all across North...

“Experimental” Canoeing: Canadian Arctic Expedition Reaches Baker Lake

One month ago, Guillaume Moreau and Nicolas Roulx picked...
Close-up of two sea otters

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Black and white photo of a young Knud Rasmussen in furs

One Hundred Years On: The Fifth Thule Expedition

Long before Borge Ousland and Mike Horn, Knud Rasmussen...

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