Tag Archives: Nunavut

Lifting Maud from the Mud — Amundsen’s Ship Floats Again

A team of Norwegians have spent the last six summers in Cambridge Bay off the Nunavut territory of northern Canada attempting to raise Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen‘s research ship Maud from where it has been sitting in ice and mud … Continue reading

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“To Seek a Northwest Passage” – Clipper Adventurer Hits Uncharted Rock

Stan Roger‘s classic song begins, “Ah, for just one time I would take the Northwest Passage; to find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea.”   Stan died in 1983, but his son, Nathan Rogers, also a singer, recently set … Continue reading

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