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329 viewsOpen water and thin ice are hard to see in the flat light and poor visibility.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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328 viewsDogs guard the houses in Qaanaaq
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324 viewsThis thin sea ice has buckled
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319 viewsTide cracks in the sea ice around grounded icebergs; the trail made by the front loader used to collect glacier ice for melting runs through the middle.
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318 viewsThree stone inukshuks on the hillside behind Qaanaaq are often used as trail markers or to herd caribou for hunting purposes.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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314 viewsSiorapaluk, the world's northernmost community, looms in the snow-filled air late in the day.
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313 viewsWe are forced to travel on the ice-foot at the edge of the land due to the thin ice.
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312 viewsJoelie drives Jens's dogs.
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309 viewsThe sun gets lower on the journey back to Qaanaaq.
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308 viewsThe ice-covered Inglefield Fjord lies in the background behind the town of Qaanaaq.
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304 viewsThe flag of Pilersuisoq marks the general store in Qaanaaq.
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297 viewsA stone inukshuk on the hillside above Qaanaaq is still in the shade as the first light of dawn catches the icebergs in the frozen fjord.
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