Beechey Island, Nunavut
Beechey Island is located in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago of Nunavut, Canada. Five archaeological sites on Beechey Island and nearby Devon Island have been designated as the "Beechey Island Sites" National Historic Site of Canada.
Cruise Peel Sound, Canada
Peel Sound is located in Qikiqtaaluk region, Nunavut, Canada. It separates Somerset Island on the east from Prince of Wales Island on the west. The names evoke the European exploration tradition in this area. This area is known for rapidly moving ice, as well being a lookout for Narwhal and beluga whales.
Devon Island, Nunavut
Devon Island claimed to be the largest uninhabited island on Earth, located in Baffin Bay, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is one of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Animal life is concentrated in the Truelove Lowland area of the island, which has a favourable microclimate and supports relatively lush Arctic vegetation.
Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean
The Beaufort Sea is a part of the Arctic Ocean located north of Alaska and Canada. It is named after Sir Francis Beaufort, an Irish hydrographer and officer in the British Royal Navy who devised the Beaufort scale for measuring wind speed.
The Beaufort Sea is a remote and largely undeveloped region, known for its extreme cold temperatures, rugged coastline, and abundant wildlife, including polar bears, walruses, and whales.
It is also home to several indigenous communities who have lived in the region for thousands of years, and who rely on the sea for their traditional way of life.
Evigheds Fjord, Greenland
Not far from Kangaamiut lies the beautiful Evighed Fjord. The fjord is 100 kilometres long and It owes its name to the fact that, just as you think you have reached the end of the fjord, it goes on, seemingly forever. The landscape changes between perpendicular cliffs and a long series of glaciers.
Herschel Island, Yukon Territory
Herschel Island is an island in the Beaufort Sea. The waters around Herschel Island are a haven for fish and marine mammals. The Mackenzie River flows into the Beaufort Sea southeast of the island. Its warm, nutrient-rich waters drift westward along the mainland shore as far as Herschel. Herschel Island Territorial Park is a leading contender to become Canada's next UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ilulissat is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. The glacier and fjord Ilulissat have been declared since 2004 as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Jenny Lind Island, Nunavut
Jenny Lind Island is a small island in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada. The island is located in the Queen Maud Gulf, southeast of Cambridge Bay. It is named for the Swedish born opera singer, Jenny Lind. The terrain includes rocky ridges, low-lying wetlands, meadows, and a sandy shoreline. Jenny Lind Island is a Canadian Important Bird Area.
Kangaamiut is a settlement in the Qeqqata municipality in Greenland, Denmark. It was formerly known as Gammel Sukkertoppen.
Port Clarence, Alaska
Port Clarence Bay is a waterway in the U.S. state of Alaska. It has the only harbor and safe anchorage for large vessels in Seward Peninsula. The bay is located 25 miles southeast of York. It is a large body of comparatively deep water, nearly circular in outline, and cut off from the sea by a long, low sand spit, which terminates in Point Spencer at the entrance to the bay. Along the north side of Port Clarence Bay, there is a shallow lagoon, separated from the bay by a narrow sand spit. This lagoon extends several miles west of the entrance to Port Clarence.The hamlet of Port Clarence, Alaska is situated on the bay.
Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland. It is the seat of government, as well as the country's largest cultural and economic center. The Nuuk Tourist Office was built in 1992 to house the headquarters of the new National Tourist Board of Greenland. It was built not only to provide information to tourists but as an attraction, with a fake Christmas tree and an extremely large postal box.
Nome is a city of a vital significance in Alaska. This place offers excellent tundra views and an amazing wildlife. Grizzly bears, moose and many species of birds will be seen here, for sure. Visitors can enjoy numerous activities not only in winter but also in summer. The most famous activity is Iditarod Sled Dog Race that takes place every March and it is one of the toughest sled dog race in the world. Nome is an area of Alaska that satisfy every taste!
Pond Inlet, Nunavut
Pond Inlet is a famous arctic tourist destination in the north coast of Baffin Island in Canada. It is, also, called "Mittimatalik" because of Mittima, an ancient person that was buried here. The surroundings create an idyllic atmosphere. Imposing icebergs, scenic inlets and wonderful fjords make the scenery unique. It is ideal for outdoor activities and especially for exploring the majestic ice caves. Get in touch with the wildlife that consists of whales, seals and polar bears. Pond Inlet enthousiasts every visitor and it, really, is a jewel of the area.
Point Hope, Alaska
Point Hope is a city in North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States.
Like many isolated communities in Alaska, the city has no road or rail connections to the outside world, and must be accessed by sea or by air.
Radstock Bay/Devon Island, Canada
Radstock Bay is a waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the southern coast of uninhabited Devon Island in the eastern high Arctic. Like Maxwell Bay to the east, it is an arm of Lancaster Sound and Barrow Strait.
The adventurous treveler wanting to visit Resolute Bay will find opportunites for dog sledding,snowmobiling,and viewing the northern lights.Yet the mosta truly unique experiences 24 hours of sunlight from the end of April to mid-August.
Also referred to as Resolute Bay,this small northern community is located on the southeast corner of Nuvavut's Corn Wallis Island about 800km from the North Pole.It is a place of ancient glaciers,mountains ranges and unspoiles land.Originally established in 1947 as a weather station and mlitary airfield,Resolute is now a small town made up of gravel roads,a police station and three hotels.
Kangerlussuaq or Sondrestrom is a settlement in western Greenland, located at the head of the fjord of the same name. The Kangerlussuaq area is home to Greenland's most diverse terrestrial fauna.
Sisimiut is a town in central-western Greenland, located on the coast of Davis Strait, north of Nuuk. Located in a historical building near the harbor, Sisimiut Museum specializes in Greenlandic trade, industry and shipping, with artifacts based on ten years of archaeological research and excavations of the ancient Saqqaq culture settlements near the town, offering an insight into the culture of the region of 4,000 years ago.
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada
Cambridge Bay is a scenic hamlet in the region of Nunavut, in Canada. Visitors, here, can enjoy the arctic surroundings and the wonderful wildlife. It is pretty sure that in this hamlet, tourists will admire the enormous, cute musk-oxes and a wide variety of birds. The area was, also, a traditional hunting and fishing location and archaeological sites such as shipwrecks, are often found.
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, Canada
Gjoa Haven is a beautiful hamlet in Nunavut, in Canada. It is a typical village of this area as far as it concerns its tradition, its economy and its lifestyle. It offers the visitors a satisfying variety of activities to do. A visit at the Northwest Passage Territorial Historic Park will be an excellent chance to learn the history of the area. Bird viewing or dog sledge race watching will be memorable experiences.
Smoking Hills, Canada
The Smoking Hills are located on the east coast of Cape Bathurst in Canada's Northwest Territories, next to the Arctic Ocean and a small group of lakes. The cliffs were named by explorer John Franklin, who discovered them on his 1826 expeditions. They contain strata of hydrocarbons (oil shales), which have been burning continuously for centuries. The fires result from autoignition of sulfur-rich lignite deposits. The clouds of smoke have given the region its name.
Sachs Harbour, NorthWest Territories
Sachs Harbour is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Sachs Harbour is the only permanent settlement on Banks Island. The town was named after the ship Mary Sachs, which was part of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913. Sachs Harbour is the headquarters of Aulavik National Park. The Visitor Reception Centre presents the Park and Inuvialuit culture to visitors to Banks Island, as well as serves as a centre for community activities.