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West Spitzbergen Current (WSC)
carries warm Atlantic waters north into the Arctic Ocean, the EGC transports cold, fresh water and sea ice south out of the Arctic basin. In this manner, the currents work together to make Fram Strait the northernmost permanently ice-free ocean area in the world. The WSC is the northernmost extension of the Norwegian Atlantic Current. It flows poleward through eastern Fram Strait along the...
The true cold, which crackles the nose and ears like parchment, congeals the...– Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know by Ranulph Fiennes
Generally speaking, polar travel would be quite pleasant if it was not necessary...– Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know by Ranulph Fiennes