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Poseidon Announces New YouTube Series: “Polar Moments- Arctic Expedition”

North Pole Cruise of Don Perovich, Geophysicist, Faces of the Polar World

Poseidon Expeditions is the go-to company for cruising into far-flung worlds of snow and ice. Scientists, scholars and filmmakers are often invited on board to share their knowledge of fragile Arctic regions with guests who, on any given cruise, may represent up to 18 different flags.

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Aurora Expeditions Launches Two New Cruise Itineraries

Aurora Expeditions' Greg MortimerAurora Expeditions has launched two brand-new cruise itineraries in response to customer feedback on where they would like to go next. West Greenland Explorer and Iceland Circumnavigation were voted as the top two Aurora Expeditions’ itineraries according to almost 1,000 people who participated in the survey. The new itineraries are featured in the Aurora Expeditions’ 2020/21 program, which launched in January 2019. (cruisecritic.com)

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AdventureSmith Explorations Increases Number of Arctic Adventures On Purpose-Built Expedition Ships



Reindeer (caribou) live on the tundra and in boreal forests and are known to migrate up to 3,000 miles a yearSmall cruise ships purpose-built to ply the planet’s polar regions also transport guests on floating Arctic wildlife safaris. AdventureSmith Explorations, the small ship cruising experts, invite guests on an increasing number of Arctic cruise options that observe, among other things, a variety of indigenous wildlife.

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GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand



Growing interest in year-round Arctic cruises has prompted GAC Norway to open its newest branch, in Tromsø. Sitting 300km north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is the largest urban area in Northern Norway and serves as a portal to the Arctic.

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Wild Earth Travel: Experience the world’s ‘Polar Bear Capital’, Wrangel Island on board legendary non- nuclear Icebreaker

Kapitan KhlebnikovWild Earth Travel is set to voyage across the top of the world to explore the Russian Arctic on board the renowned Russian Icebreaker, Kapitan Khlebnikov in July 2019. This unique expedition crosses the Arctic Circle to visit the isolated, pristine and wildlife rich Wrangel Island as well as exploring the beautiful shores of Chukotka.

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Poseidon Adds Second Greenland Cruise Departure for Northern Lights Viewing




Poseidon Expeditions (Logo)The Arctic provides the perfect canvass for the Northern Lights and prime opportunities for viewing can be found at sea, far from land-based obstructions. One company that helps travelers observe and understand this phenomenon is Poseidon Expeditions, the go-to company for Arctic (and Antarctic) expedition cruising.

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Four-week Expedition Cruise Through Northeast Passage Reveals Magic & Mystery of Russian High Arctic




Akademik Shokalskiy (Photo cruisemapper.com)Few passenger vessels have ever completed a transit of the Northeast Passage between Anadyr and Murmansk in Russia. However, as a result of changes in sea ice conditions, it is now possible to do so for a brief period during the summer on a special 28-day expedition cruise with UK-tour operator, Swoop-Arctic.

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