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This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Matthew Karsten, National Geographic Your Shot

Fantastic Adventures Near the North Pole

See photos of adventurers exploring the stunning landscapes of the Arctic Circle.

'Tis the season for cold-weather exploration, and there's no better place to find it than near the North Pole. The actual pole falls in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, but there's plenty to discovery just hundreds of miles from that fable-inspiring spot. From gorgeous auroras to ice-covered waters, snowy trails to wandering wildlife, the region offers vast landsapes ready to be explored. Follow the adventures of our National Geographic Your Shot community near and around the North Pole in this photo gallery.

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