How do people keep warm in the Polar Regions?

Keeping warm in the Polar Regions is a very difficult problem to solve, and quite simply it involves dressing well. When it's cold, we can put on warm clothes, and if it gets colder still, we can add another layer to adapt. It's fairly straightforward to keep the body warm. Of course keeping the feet warm is a little more difficult, especially if we're not moving about much. However it's particularly difficult and sometimes very dangerous for the hands, which are, along with the tip of the nose, by far the parts of the body most vulnerable to frostbite in the Polar Regions.


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