You might have heard of the midnight sun, but do you know about polar night?
Both phenomena happen inside the polar circles, but while the midnight sun occurs when daytime lasts for twenty-four hours, polar night is the exact opposite. Cities that experience polar night also often have prolonged periods of darkness during which they don’t have light for a month or more.
Check out nine fascinating places around the world that have polar night below!
1. Barrow, Alaska, USA
Barrow is famous for being the northernmost city in the United States and having excellent views of the aurora borealis.