Arctic. Arctic is the area around the North Pole. It consists of Arctic Ocean and parts of Canada, Russia, Greenland, Norway, United States, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. The area of Arctic is 26 mil. km ². Arctic is predominantly frozen. People living there are called Inuits. Climate.
between -40°C and -70°C.
between -10°C and -40°C.
• The continental iceberg is only in the Antarctic and Greenland now.
• Gigantic piece of ice broken off the continental iceberg.
• The Arctic is also a unique natural system that balances the stability of the world's climate.
We can also find some animals, especially penguins, seabirds, seals, plankton and lots of types of fish living there.
!!! Icebergs are meltingfasterandfaster: in 1996 in Greenlandmelted 63 km3ofice, in 2005 italreadywas 162 km3!!!
!!! Polarbears, seals and walrus are in the danger of their life !!!
!!! The temperatureof water increased by 3oCin thewest of Arcticbutfishneedcolderwater !!!
!!! Thesealevelishigherandhigher. Itcanflood islandsandlandwith a lowaltitude !!!