August Heinrich Petermann was a German cartographer of great importance. His claim that the North Pole was an ice-free ocean was a big mistake.
Louise Arner Boyd was an American polar and Greenland explorer. Between 1931 and 1941 she undertook several research trips to Greenland.
In a country famous for its lack of roads, cars are taking centre stage when Greenland will host the Arctic edition of Extreme-E Off-Road racing this weekend.
Situated in the middle of Bern, the Cerny Museum specializes in art and culture of the Arctic and is probably unique in Europe and has gained fame far beyond Switzerland’s borders.