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Exploring Akpatok Canada, Nunavut, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Akpatok Island. This uninhabited island is the largest in the Ungava Bay. Tall cliffs keep polar bears near the coastline.
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Original ruins ... not reconstructed!Greenland, Hvalsey (aka Whale Island). 14th century stone ruins of Hvalsey Church, Greenland's largest & best-preserved Viking period ruins.
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Viking stonesGreenland, Igaliku (aka Igaliko). Small settlement located between Qaqortog & Narsarsuaq in south Greenland, population of 55. Ruins of Garoar (aka Gardar), once the religious heart of 12th century Norse Greenland, Bishop's complex.
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Viking OverlookGreenland, Eric's Fjord, Brattahlid (aka Qassiarsuk). Statue of famous Norse explorer Leif Erikson (aka Erik the Lucky) who grew up here.
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Greenland glacierGreenland, Southeast coast, Skjoldungen Fjord. Coastal glacier.
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Summer ice inGreenland Greenland, Southeast coast, Skjoldungen Fjord. Coastal glacier.
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Seeing green in Greenland #3Greenland, Qaqortoq. South Greenland's largest town with almost 3,000 inhabitants. Northern Lights.
Sorry for the poor quality, but these were shot hand held for 35 sec. from a moving ice breaker ship ... so "sharp" was really not an option!
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Seeing green in Greenland #2
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Seeing green in Greenland
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WhiteAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Antarctic Sound. White Crabeater seal on iceberg (Wild: Lobodon carcinophagus).
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Brash iceAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Antarctic Sound. Silversea's expedition ship the Prince Albert II, brash ice.
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Type B killer whalesAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Antarctic Sound. Type B Killer whales aka Orca or dwarf killer whales (Orcinus orca).
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Tabular icebergAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Antarctic Sound. Tabular icebergs.
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CrackedAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Antarctic Sound. Iceberg waterscape.
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Want-to-be stowawayAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Brown Bluff (63°32'S, 56°55'W). Silversea Expedition ship, Prince Albert II, Gentoo penguin (wild: Pygoscelis papua).
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IceAntarctica, Antarctic Penninsula, Brown Bluff (63°32'S, 56°55'W). Iceberg waterscape with tabular ice in distance.
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