Alaska map arctic circle. You can fly drive or do a combination of the two depending on your travel preference and how much time you have. Go with northern alaska tour company from late august to late aprilwhen the skies are dark and auroral activity is commonand witness this amazing phenomenon. The arctic is a region of the planet north of the arctic circle and includes the arctic ocean greenland baffin island other smaller northern islands and the far northern parts of europe russia siberia alaska and canada. The park is the northernmost national park in the united states situated entirely north of the arctic circle.
Approximately 15000 kilometers 9300 miles to the south is the antarctic circle of equal diameter to and parallel to the arctic circle as well as equally distant from the equator. Major roads in alaska canada detail view as you can see there are very few major roads in alaska as compared with most other states. Alaska usa c 2 alert nunavut canada c 5 aleutian islands c 1 anadyr russia d 2 anchorage alaska usa b 2 archangel russia f 7 arctic circle g 3. The detailed map shows only the state of alaska while the regional map shows alaska and the surrounding region.
Gates of the arctic national park and preserve is an american national park that protects portions of the brooks range in northern alaska. Northern alaska tour company offers several tours that transport visitors to the arctic circle. Birds polar bears sled dogs whales arctic animal links arctic fox in the winter the brownish grey coat of the arctic fox changes to a thick warm white coat. The arctic circle is the parallel of latitude that runs 660 33 39 or roughly 6650 north of the equator.
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