Fantastic Adventures Near the North Pole

See photos of adventurers exploring the stunning landscapes of the Arctic Circle.

By National Geographic Staff
Published 9 Apr 2019, 00:41 BST

'Tis the season for cold-weather exploration, and there's no better place to find it than near the North Pole. The actual pole falls in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, but there's plenty to discovery just hundreds of miles from that fable-inspiring spot. From gorgeous auroras to ice-covered waters, snowy trails to wandering wildlife, the region offers vast landsapes ready to be explored. Follow the adventures of our National Geographic Your Shot community near and around the North Pole in this photo gallery.

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