Canyon of ice in the toe of a glacier. Alexandra Fiord Ellesmere Island NU Canada. [OC] 2448 x 3264

Canyon of ice in the toe of a glacier. [OC] 2448 x 3264 - Posted by: Broken_lynx

Ellesmere Island - arctic hares, reindeer, musk ox, what more could I want? love!

Ellesmere Island - arctic hares, reindeer, musk ox, what more could I want?

Inuit hunter, Kavavow Kiguktak, jumps from one ice floe to another. Ellesmere Is., Nunavut, Canada.

Inuit hunter, Kavavow Kiguktak, jumps from one ice floe to another. Photo by B & C Alexander / ArcticPhoto

Ellesmere Island ~ River Beauty flowers (Chamerion latifolium) in foreground, with meltwater stream and Ekblaw Lake in background. Quttinirpaaq National Park. July 2011 (Wikipedia)

Ellesmere Island ~ River Beauty flowers (Chamerion latifolium) in foreground, with meltwater stream and Ekblaw Lake in background.

Ellesmere Island

Fotogalerie: Das Antlitz der Arktis

Circumnavigating Ellesmere Island in Canada’s high Arctic was considered the world’s last great unattempted polar expedition, due not only to its remoteness but also to its dangerous ice conditions and roaming polar bears.

Kayaker Erik Boomer during the first circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island, Canada Photograph by Jon Turk

Ellesmere Island - Medium Silk Scarf | Slow Factory

Ellesmere Island - Medium Silk Scarf

Ellesmere Island - Medium Silk Scarf | Slow Factory

Snoozing arctic hare (Lepus arcticus) in summer pelage, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, High Arctic Canada...Wayne Lynch

Snoozing arctic hare (Lepus arcticus) in summer pelage, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, High Arctic Canada: Wayne Lynch, Canada

Alert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada, 82°28' N. Northernmost permanently inhabited place on the planet.

Alert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada, N. Northernmost permanently inhabited place on the planet.

Eureka is a small research base on Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It is located on the north side of Slidre Fiord, which enters Eureka Sound farther west. It is the second-northernmost permanent research community in the world. The only one farther north is Alert, which is also on Ellesmere Island. Eureka has the lowest average annual temperature and least precipitation of any weather station in Canada.

Eureka is a small research base on Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It is located on the north side of Slidre Fiord, which enters Eureka Sound farther west. It is the second-northernmost permanent research community in the world. The only one farther north is Alert, which is also on Ellesmere Island. Eureka has the lowest average annual temperature and least precipitation of any weather station in Canada.

Erik Boomer, pictured, and Jon Turk circumnavigated Ellesmere Island, a 1,500-mile trek in which they dealt with a curious Arctic wolf, polar bears and ever-changing elements under a midnight sun

Arctic Adventure: A 1,500-Mile Trip by Sea Kayak

Erik Boomer, pictured, and Jon Turk circumnavigated Ellesmere Island, a trek in which they dealt with a curious Arctic wolf, polar bears and ever-changing elements under a midnight sun

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Alert: The Most Northern Settlement in The World

In Alert in Nunavut, Canada, on Ellesmere Island, the average February temperature is and the record low is

Will Steger climbs a glacier in Ellesmere Island in 2008.   ||  Photograph by Ben Horton, Will Steger Foundation

Will Steger Polar Explorer In 1986 he made the first confirmed unsupported journey to the North Pole, leading a team of eight people with 50 sled dogs.

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