80% of the water exchanged between the Arctic ice cap and the world’s oceans passes through the Fram strait

Laptev

Sea

Arctic

Ocean

79th parallel

North pole

Kara

Sea

Fram

strait

Svalbard

Greenland

Barents

Sea

East

Greenland

current

Arctic Circle

North

Atlantic

current

Russia

Canada

Laptev

Sea

Arctic

Ocean

Arctic Circle

79th parallel

North pole

Kara

Sea

Fram

strait

Svalbard

Greenland

Barents

Sea

East

Greenland

current

North

Atlantic

current