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SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 9

SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 9

Today the expedition team landed at Qiajivik (Coutts Inlet), Nunavut on the northeastern arm of Baffin Island. Elders onboard took to the land first with a...

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SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 8

SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 8

After a day's journey across the Davis Strait, we have arrived in The Canadian Arctic! c) Natta Summerky/SOI Foundation The morning began with two...

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SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 7

SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 7

Today was the first full day at sea as we sailed across the Davis Strait, headed for the Canadian High Arctic. Students started off their day with...

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SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 6

SOI Arctic Expedition: Day 6

Students began their afternoon in Uummannaq, Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) where we were greeted by our dear friend, Ann Andreasen, and the people of the...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 5

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 5

https://youtu.be/hBl-jJDvPKo Update from Expedition Leader Geoff Green in Disko Bay, Greenland Today began with a Zodiac tour around magnificent...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 4

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 4

(student and staff blogs below) (c) Natta Summerky/SOI Foundation Today was an exciting first full day in Greenland! After sailing out of Kangerlussuaq...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

Today is Departure Day! The day began with a very early start (6am!) as students and staff loaded onto busses and we made our way to the Ottawa airport....

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 2

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 2

(student and staff blogs below) Today we embarked on an adventure to Camp Fortune in Gatineau Park, just outside of Canada's capital city, Ottawa. This was...

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2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 1

2019 Arctic Expedition: Day 1

After months of planning and coordination, today marked the beginning of the 2019 Arctic Expedition! Over the course of the last couple of days, 130 students...

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