Explore the wonders of the Arctic Ocean and discover surprising facts with this engaging Google web story.

Arctic Ocean formed 65 million years ago due to the gradual expansion of the seafloor.

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It comes from the Greek word ‘arktikos’, which means ‘near the bear’ or ‘northern’.

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Fridtjof Nansen led an expedition to the Arctic Ocean in 1893-1896.

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It is the smallest and shallowest of the world’s oceans.

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It has abundant natural resources, including oil, gas, minerals, and fisheries.

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It experiences a polar climate, with a constant sea temperature of -2 degrees Celsius.

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It is home to polar bears, which are not found anywhere else in the world.

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Arctic tourism is popular, attracting nature enthusiasts and lovers of unique experiences.

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