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Auyuittuq National Park, Nunavut (65/70)


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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Good Earth Parks
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 30 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: No

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Available in French: No

Auyuittuq means 'the land that never melts' in Inuit. But, in summer, the deep and narrow Aksayook Pass provides an ice-free corridor through the magnificent Baffin Island terrain. The pass is an ancient route, and stone cairns, called inukshuks, mark the trail. Dizzying mountain peaks and active glaciers dominate the scenery.

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