The Arctic is a geographical polar region located at the northernmost part of the Earth, consisting the Arctic Ocean and parts of Alaska, Canada, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden.

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Does camping in polar bear country require someone to keep guard during the night?

Some animals are big and dangerous and, when hungry, may realise that humans contain a pretty decent amount of meat. I've never hiked in such areas, but they do exist. Photo from Wikipedia, ...