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Northern Hemisphere permafrost (permanently frozen ground) in purple

The polar regions of Earth, also known as Earth's frigid zones, are the regions of Earth surrounding its geographical poles (the North and South Poles). These regions are dominated by Earth's polar ice caps, the northern resting on the Arctic Ocean and the southern on the continent of Antarctica.


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Northern Hemisphere permafrost (permanently frozen ground) in purple

The polar regions of Earth, also known as Earth's frigid zones, are the regions of Earth surrounding its geographical poles (the North and South Poles). These regions are dominated by Earth's polar ice caps, the northern resting on the Arctic Ocean and the southern on the continent of Antarctica.


Polar regions of Earth sections
Intro   Terrestrial polar regions    Extraterrestrial polar regions    See also    References    External links    Further reading   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Terrestrial polar regions
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