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214 viewsIllanguau checks the sled before the group sets off again.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
214 viewsSled dog puppies frolic in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
208 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
203 viewsToku drives her dogsled team.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
201 viewsThis paw print was left by a sled dog.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
200 viewsThe sled dogs have frosty whiskers from the cold.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
199 viewsMy first glimpse of the ice sheet (to the right of the photo) from the twin otter just outside of Kanger. Streams of melt water flow out of the ice sheet in beautiful patterns. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
198 viewsShari gets used to the Greenlandic style of whip.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
197 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
197 viewsA young hunter and his team pass by quickly.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
197 viewsJoelie and Igah drive their sled dog team, on loan from Jens, the mayor of Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
196 viewsOne dog takes an interest in the camera.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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