A Canadian ranger making a patrol on Ellesmere Island, part of the country's existing Arctic territories. Photograph: Jess Mcintosh/AP
At the northern tip of Ellesmere Island, just 817 kilometres from the North Pole, you'll find the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world: Alert, Nunavut.The warmest month, July, has a balmy average temperature of 3.4 C (38.1 F).
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