The Arctic sectors are a region where conditions are harsh due to the cold weather. However, there are unique resources that are unavailable in the Temperate sectors to make settling here lucrative. It can be accessed after the player completes the first Spaceport upgrade.
Due to the extreme temperature the arctic population can only live next to buildings producing high amounts of heat, namely production buildings and power plants. As a result arctic settlements are always a mix of housing and industrial buildings.
Four islands of roughly equal size comprise the Akia Floes, offering extensive building land. This area has already drawn the interest of another global player looking to expand their trade routes.
Towering mountains reach up at Ikkuma Glacier, leaving little room for else. Many disused oil rigs still afflict the sea and the Arctic Custodians keep close watch on them.
The Kinngait Protectorate contains two large islands, sheltering one of the Arctic Custodian's Climate Stabilizers. It's renewal has been due for some time.