The Ice Caps of Baffin Island
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 […]
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 […]
Why Baffin Island is Polar Bear Central
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 […]