01/17/2013 02:52 pm ET

The Best Spots For An Arctic Adventure

Some of the world's most remote and exciting destinations are not to be found in dense jungles, on airport-less islands or atop towering mountain ranges, but rather in regions near, or even north of, the Arctic Circle. It might be fair to characterize this part of the Earth as stark and barren, but if you look past the weather, there is a lot going on in the Arctic.

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