Above the Arctic Circle 

The Gulf Stream gives northern Norway a moderate climate and a thriving economy

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Today Tromsø is still a jumping-off point of sorts — the place where ships like the M/S Expedition leave continental Europe and head north across the Norwegian Sea to Svalbard.

This article is a part of a travel series that took Jack from Scotland to the Norweigan arctic. You can find the others in the series in the Pique on Feb.16, March 1, March 12, April 26, and May 24 of this year.

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