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Above the Arctic Circle 

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The Gulf Stream gives northern Norway a moderate climate and a thriving economy
Photos by Pavel Trebukov - flickr.com/pntphoto
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    Above the Arctic Circle

    The Gulf Stream gives northern Norway a moderate climate and a thriving economy
    The Arctic Circle, like the equator, is just an imaginary line on the earth's surface but crossing either of them has traditionally been cause for celebration — or at least an excuse to have a drink. And true to form as the M/S Expedition approached 66 degrees 33 minutes north latitude an announcement on the ship's PA system invited us to join the captain on the front deck for a toast of champagne.

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