Arctic Ocean Countries

There are 6 countries whose territory touches the Arctic Sea. How many can you name?
Including external territories
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Last updated: October 10, 2018
First submittedJanuary 16, 2015
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Country
Canada
Denmark (Greenland)
Iceland
Country
Norway
Russia
United States
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Level 66
Jan 12, 2016
Tried Sweden and Finland and was scratching my head because I thought it was "Arctic Circle." Then I reread the title and did a facepalm. Got them quickly after that. :D
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Level 71
Jan 12, 2016
I was few time in situation like this :D
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Level 47
Apr 16, 2016
Finland had access to Arctic Ocean before Soviet Union stole that part of Finland in WWII.
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Level 65
Apr 5, 2017
Liberated, not stole. *according to the Ruskies
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Level 43
Apr 16, 2016
I spent the first half of my time thinking it was "antarctic" and typing in new zealand and chile to no avail.
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Level 37
Apr 16, 2016
Haha, me too!
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Level 50
Apr 16, 2016
I did the same and then figured: it must be those stupid land claims on antarctica...then it hit me.
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Level 64
Dec 2, 2019
@erikjanssen Stupid because your country has no claim on the Antarctic continent, I guess. ;)
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Level 46
Mar 6, 2016
Does the USA by ways of Alaska not count?
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Level 62
Apr 16, 2016
Alaska isn't even some random over-seas territory, it is a full fledged state.
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Level 48
Apr 19, 2016
I believe he asked that if Alaska wasn't counted, would USA still be on this list
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Level 64
Mar 21, 2016
The instructions say "...territories that touch the Artic 'Sea'. " I'm sure it is supposed to say Ocean. Cool quiz
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Level 63
Apr 1, 2016
Both acceptable names.
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Level 64
Dec 2, 2019
It's 'Arctic', 'not 'Artic'
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Level 46
Apr 18, 2016
US should work for United States......didn't think Iceland would be on here
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Level 48
Apr 20, 2016
Only the north coast of Iceland touches the Arctic ocean, but said coast is the farthest from the north pole of all the other north coasts of the countries which touch the AO.
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Level 47
Sep 28, 2016
I am such a big fan of your quizzes KoljiVriVoda!!!! Thank you!
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Level 71
Oct 2, 2016
And thank you :)
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Level 61
Feb 23, 2017
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Level 55
Dec 5, 2017
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Level 69
Jun 5, 2018
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Level 71
Mar 3, 2019
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Level 43
May 21, 2020
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Mar 3, 2019
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Mar 3, 2019
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Level 67
Aug 26, 2019
I disagree..
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Level 64
Mar 3, 2019
Hi
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Level 47
Dec 12, 2019
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Level 43
May 21, 2020
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Level 45
Jan 28, 2018
Pretty sure Finland touches the arctic ocean "Finland's eastern border great leap eastwards, reaching the Arctic Ocean"-Wikipedia Article on Borders of Finland
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Level 71
Jan 28, 2018
It was in 1595.
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Level 43
May 21, 2020
That was in a time when Wikipedia didn’t exist.
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Level 41
Feb 7, 2019
30 seconds left
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Level 64
Mar 3, 2019
I've swam in it, wouldn't recommend.
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Level 79
Mar 3, 2019
Too easy
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Level 59
Aug 13, 2019
You should petition Jetpunk to recognise the independence of Nunavut, Jan Mayen or Svalbard.
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Level 65
Mar 3, 2019
Thanks for the 5 points
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Level 43
Mar 3, 2019
Easy peasy...
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Level 60
Mar 3, 2019
Got them all with 0:48 remaining at 10:47:47 AM. Easy, good quiz for another five points.
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Level 43
Mar 3, 2019
Too much time
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Level 38
Mar 3, 2019
This is the first quiz I've seen where USA is the least guessed one
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Level 59
Aug 13, 2019
There is another one! Or at least there was last time I checked, by quite a big margin.
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Level 59
Aug 13, 2019
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Level 48
Jun 21, 2019
How did I miss Iceland?!
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Level 28
Aug 13, 2019
When u miss Canada after getting all others...
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Level 55
Dec 3, 2019
I got it in 15 seconds.
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Level 41
Jan 12, 2020
finished in 10 seconds
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Level 41
Mar 29, 2020
I got it with one second left and I only got Alaska because of Russia