Ice-filled, mostly uninhabited, breathtakingly beautiful: the polar region of the Northern Hemisphere offers incredible landscapes that leave visitors at a loss for words. Traveling to and within the Arctic is still an adventure. In summer, vast areas are bathed in the midnight sun, while colorful waves of light dance across the starry sky.
- Explores the starkness of the seasons at the earth's upper latitudes from snow deserts and blooming tundras to polar lights and white nights Features popular and little-known travel destinations above the 60th parallel north
Venture to the top of the world, taking in extreme landscapes of icebergs and fjords, fascinating cultures and lifeways, and an astounding variety of flora and fauna. Here, the fragility of nature is shown to full effect, seen in the melting of glaciers and retreating ice. Through hundreds of stunning photos, this gorgeous oversize book is sure to inspire everyone who makes the trip to the top of the world.