Finger Mountain: Granite Tors at the Arctic Circle

Finger Mountain: Granite Tors at the Arctic Circle

Finger Mountain Wayside Finger Mountain is a unique granite tor located at mile 97.5 of the Dalton Highway. It is not so much a mountain as a wide hill with an altitude of 1312 feet. A granite tor shaped like a finger protrudes from the center of the hill. These...
What is the Arctic Circle?

What is the Arctic Circle?

What is the Arctic Circle? The Arctic Circle is one of five major circle of latitude. It marks the division between the most northern region of the Earth known as the Arctic and the Northern Temperate Zone to the south. In layman’s terms, the Arctic Circle is...