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Hinaaq Street, Gjoa Haven, NU
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I was watching that new TV series tonight "The Terror" about the tragic expedition of Sir John Franklin to find the northwest passage. I was in Gjoa Haven last year, a community near where the wrecks of the Terror and the Erebus were recently discovered. Here's a modern day street scene for you.

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::Nikoneer
04/03/18 5:58 AM GMT
It almost looks like Barrow and certainly shows how humans live on the land there, at the mercy of the vagaries of the weather, rather than as a part of it.

-Nik
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.Dunstickin
04/03/18 8:37 AM GMT
I would have to write that header down so to remember it!..lol

How the other worlds live...good post!
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::tigger3
04/03/18 4:22 PM GMT
Very isolated looking, and thought provoking candid capture. tigs=^..^=
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.0930_23
04/03/18 4:48 PM GMT
I didn't get to watch the show. This makes me want to watch it.
Thanks for sharing.

TicK


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::casechaser
04/04/18 6:05 AM GMT
It is hard to imagine about 1300 people living there, above the Arctic Circle. I do not do "cold" well and am pretty sure I would not be a candidate for Gjoa Haven citizenship.

However, since the name Gjoa Haven translates to, "lots of fat," I may qualify due to the appropriateness to the Gjoa name I can exhibit with my presence and the shadows I can cast.

Like Tick, I am now interested in seeing the program due to your picture.
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.icedancer
04/06/18 9:40 PM GMT
Amazing the way the people live so far north and giving us a great view of their daily lives there. The ski-do the way to get around indeed
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