The real boundary of the midnight sun is the Arctic Circle, latitude 66 degrees, 33 minutes north.
Join us? Car, train, or group tour. The midnight sun is only found above the arctic circle, when the sun dips but never fully sets. If we include civil twilight, the coastal plain north of the Brooks Range is the big winner. Alaska Marijuana News.
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Chuka Ummuna. Alaska News. Mudflat Safety: Oddly enough, despite historic lows in October, the Arctic Ocean is not frozen this year's as it typically would be, as is rests 300 miles north of the city.
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Alex, luckily those extremes only happen at the North Pole and the South Pole. Photo by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.After 3 Month's of Darkness Barrow Gets Its First Sunrise of 2016, Well Almost...
Visual Stories. On summer solstice, the longest day of the year, you can join local residents to watch the sun from traditional high-elevation viewpoints on Alaska highways. Special Sections. You can adjust the latitude and day of the year using the sliders. If you add up all of the daylight throughout the course of the year, every place in Alaska receives more daylight than every place in the Lower 48. During the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the Earth faces toward the sun.