Canada - Nunavut (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Nunavut chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canada guidebook.

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 Inuit population who have successfully mastered a landscape so harsh that foreigners could not colonize it.

  • feel small beside the planet’s most precipitous cliffs in Auyuittuq National Park
  • maps
  • encounter serpentine polar bears and colourful Inuit prints at Cape Dorset
  • transport
  • go on a musk-ox-watching adventure in Canada’s northernmost national park, Quttinirpaaq National Park
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Iqaluit, Baffin Region, Pangnirtung, Auyuittuq National Park, Cape Dorset, Pond Inlet, Kimmirut, Resolute, Quttinirpaaq National Park, Kivalliq Region, Rankin Inlet, Ukkusiksalik National Park, Naujaat, Kitikmeot Region and Cambridge Bay.

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