Arctic Region News
News on Arctic Region continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Trending on the Topix Network
OAKBROOK, TERRACE, Ill. -- Iceland is a place of overwhelming beauty. It's at once desolately remote--NASA astronauts trained for landing on the moon here in the 1960s--and truly alive, as the ground steams, boils and bubbles, waterfalls roar at frightening speeds, and volcanoes sit ominously under their icecaps, decades overdue to erupt.
In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 photo made available by the District governor of Spitsbergens office, the polar bear which attacked the British youths in their camp on Spitsbergen, Svalbard archipelago, Norway and was shot by one of the group members, is examined by experts in Longyearbyen, Norway.
Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna is back in the territory after leading a delegation to Greenland last week to discuss common issues such as education, the economy and transportation.
The Republic of Iceland is planning its first euro-denominated bond sale since 2006, a shift away from the US dollar funding it relied on after its banking sector defaulted.
So when she said she was going to Greenland, where polar bears roam, he signed off on $500 to buy a heavy-caliber rifle.
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
Diehard " Game of Thrones " fans can vacation in the "Land Beyond the Wall" with GreatValueVacations.
The Icelandic Directorate of Fisheries will be relocated to Akureyri, North Iceland, before the end of next year.
Head of the Confederation of Icelandic Industries, Gu run Hafsteinsdottir, said in an interview with visir.is yesterday that the amount that tourists spend in Iceland varies greatly between individuals.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:24 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC