2017-06 Eclipse Sound, Nunavut, Canada

  • First Air 737-400C
    First Air 737-400C
    Our ride from Ottawa in this half cargo, half passenger 737.
    Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 2, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Airplane View
    Airplane View
    Baffin Island is 1,000 miles long with a lot of snow coverage.
    Iqaluit to Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 2, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Drum Dancer
    Drum Dancer
    We were given a cultural introduction to the Inuit culture of the area.
    The Nattinnak Centre, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 2, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Lip Wrestling
    Lip Wrestling
    Arctic games, dance and this unusual competition.  Tugging on the opponent's lip until one gives up.
    The Nattinnak Centre, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 2, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Leaving the Hotel
    Leaving the Hotel
    I had no idea how much I would miss this place.
    Sauniq Hotel, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Common Ravens
    Common Ravens
    Corvus corax
    Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Snowmobiles & Qamutiiks
    Snowmobiles & Qamutiiks
    Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Houses
    Houses
    Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Debbie & Qamutiik
    Debbie & Qamutiik
    Getting ready for our 3 hour ride to the Floe Edge or the Eclipse Sound.  Unfortunately kerosene spilled on one of Debbie's bags.
    Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Lunch Stop
    Lunch Stop
    Having a break and something to eat with Bylot Island across the 14 mile wide sound.
    Baffin Is, Eclipse Sound, Nunavut, Canada. June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Kevin's Qamutiik
    Kevin's Qamutiik
    Robbie, one of our Inuit guides, driving the snowmobile.
    Eclipse Sound, Nunavut, Canada. June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson
  • Ice Crack
    Ice Crack
    The Qamutiiks could span the cracks, but the snowmobiles had to jump the crack, then pull the sled across.
    Eclipse Sound, Nunavut, Canada. June 3, 2017
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    Larry Jackson