Arctic Website, The
Dedicated to the history, science, and adventure of the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions. Includes information on expeditions, native culture, and the environment.
Official site for the French-born Finnish explorer. Includes notes on her attempts to be the first woman to ski solo to the North Pole.
First International Polar Year 1881-1884
NOAA examines how records of the first International Polar Year (IPY) offer a unique opportunity to study the Arctic as it existed prior to the present era of environmental change.
McVitie's Penguin Polar Relay
Supporting the McVitie's Penguin Polar Relay North Pole expedition. Produced by school children for school children.
Online resources about the quest for the Northwest Passage, the sea route linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Includes profiles of explorers and ships, maps of expeditions, and information on how the passage is used today.
An educational exploration of Nunavut setting out to document climate change in the Arctic Circle.