The Arctic Light

Last month, Terje Sorgjerd gave us a jaw-dropping video of El Teide, Spain’s highest mountain, and home to one of the world’s best observatories. This month, he returns to his native land and films the Lofoten archipelago, situated at the 68th and 69th parallels of the Arctic Circle in northern Norway. Filmed between April 29 and May 10, Sorgjerd captures what he calls “The Arctic Light,” a profusion of color that naturally occurs two to four weeks before you see The Midnight Sun. Yes, it’s yet another time lapse video, but oh is it pretty …

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