Expedition

 
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See what we saw.

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Thumbnail: Days 1-4: Iqaluit, Nunavut

Days 1-4: Iqaluit, Nunavut

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  • Day 1: Iced in at Frobisher Bay
  • Day 2: Sylvia Grinnell Park
  • Day 3: Low tide
  • Day 4: Coast Guard rescue
Thumbnail: Day 5: Under Coast Guard escort

Day 5: Under Coast Guard escort

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  • CCGS Des Groseilliers breaks the ice
Thumbnail: Day 6: Lady Franklin Island

Day 6: Lady Franklin Island

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  • Lady Franklin Island
Thumbnail: Day 7: Sunneshine Fiord

Day 7: Sunneshine Fiord

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  • Sunneshine Fiord: A full view
  • Sunneshine Fiord: Exploring and learning
  • Sunneshine Fiord: View from the water
Thumbnail: Day 8: Qikiqtarjuaq

Day 8: Qikiqtarjuaq

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  • Qikiqtarjuaq: A welcoming community
  • Qikiqtarjuaq: In town
  • Qikiqtarjuaq: Mountain top
Thumbnail: Day 8: Coronation Fiord

Day 8: Coronation Fiord

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  • Coronation Fiord: The glacier
  • Coronation Fiord: The lake
  • Coronation Fiord: The mission
Thumbnail: Day 9: Davis Strait

Day 9: Davis Strait

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  • Crossing the Davis Strait
Thumbnail: Day 10: Qeqertarsuaq

Day 10: Qeqertarsuaq

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  • Qeqertarsuaq: In town
  • Qeqertarsuaq: Receding glaciers
  • Qeqertarsuaq: View from a mountain top
Thumbnail: Day 11: Ilulissat

Day 11: Ilulissat

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  • Ilulissat: A fishing community and Iceberg Factory
  • Ilulissat: A vantage point
  • Ilulissat: Icebergs ahead
Thumbnail: Day 12: Itilleq Fjord

Day 12: Itilleq Fjord

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  • Itilleq Fjord: Going exploring
  • Itilleq Fjord: Travelling by ship
Thumbnail: Day 12: Sondrestrom Fjord

Day 12: Sondrestrom Fjord

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  • Sondrestrom Fjord
Thumbnail: Day 13: Kangerlussuaq

Day 13: Kangerlussuaq

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  • Kangerlussuaq
 
 
 

We set sail on adventure.

Share the journey to the Arctic with Canadian Museum of Nature scientists, Arctic experts and students from Students on Ice.

 
 

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