Canada - Nunavut (Chapter)
This is the Nunavut chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canada guidebook.
Picture a treeless, ice-encrusted wilderness lashed by unrelenting weather with a population density that makes Greenland seem claustrophobic. Add polar bears, narwhals, beluga whales and a scattered Aboriginal population who have successfully mastered a landscape so harsh that foreigners dared not colonize it.
- feel small beside the planet’s most precipitous cliffs in Auyuittuq National Park
- encounter soapstone polar bears – but watch out for real ones – in the art mecca of Cape Dorset
- chomp char, chew caribou and munch musk ox at eateries in Canada’s most curious capital, Iqaluit
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: When to Go, Iqaluit, Baffin Region, Katannilik Territorial Park, Pangnirtung, Auyuittuq National Park, Cape Dorset, Pond Inlet, Resolute, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Kivalliq Region, Rankin Inlet, Ukkusiksalik National Park, Kitikmeot Region, Cambridge Bay.
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