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Web Extra: Sights of the Arctic

Between nights filled with northern lights, two editors experienced the amazing scenery and rich culture of two Nordic countries.
RELATED TOPICS: AURORAE
The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon was Liz’s favorite land-based sight from her trip to Iceland.
Jacob Hoberg
In 2013, Associate Editor Liz Kruesi and I took separate trips to the Arctic to witness the northern lights and serve as astronomy experts for a tour of other night-sky enthusiasts. Liz visited Iceland in February, and I toured the Norwegian coast in November. While hunting the aurora borealis was the highlight of both trips, we also packed in a lot of other sightseeing into our journeys. Our July issue overviewed our trips, but here are 18 more photographs from our Arctic travels.
Liz Kruesi
Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik stands in front of the Esja mountain range.
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