22 Jul 2022 | Arctic Travel Tips

The Ice Caps of Baffin Island

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Few places on Earth can host an ice cap. They are tremendously large and can cover vast areas with snow and ice. While they do not only exist in a polar region, the oldest ice caps do. The ice caps of Baffin Island are remnants of a past Ice Age and are the oldest ice […]

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10 Jun 2022 | Arctic Travel Tips

Have You Heard of the Akshayuk Pass?

One of the most beautiful and little-known places is Auyuittuq National Park, located along western Baffin Island. It is a sheltered alpine wonderland that is nestled within the Cumberland Peninsula. Cutting sharping through the mountain range and towering peaks is a glacial carved valley that runs through the middle of the national park. This scenic […]

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15 Jul 2021 | Arctic Animals

Why Baffin Island is Polar Bear Central

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Considering Canada is home to over 60% of the world’s polar bears it is only natural that Baffin Island would be polar bear central. As polar bears became a protected and vulnerable species a series of subpopulations were created in order to better study populations and pursue conservation goals. Baffin Island includes more subpopulations than […]

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