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In the Footsteps of Franklin: Greenland & Canada's High Arctic

Tiffany.Merritt 0 Photo of the Day, Arctic, Greenland, Franklin Expedition

Explore the best of Greenland’s west coast on this 13 day voyage, including one of the fastest and most active glaciers in the world. Crossing into the Canadian waters en route to Resolute, you’ll encounter spectacular limestone bird cliffs and Beechey Island, landing site of the Franklin Expedition.

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Expedition in Brief:

Unique Arctic wildlife – polar bears, walrus, , whales, and massive sea bird colonies

West Greenland and Canada’s High Arctic

Traditional Canadian Inuit and Greenlandic communities

Ilulissat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Beechey Island, Franklin Expedition historic site

Tundra hiking for all fitness levels

Zodiac cruising

Optional kayak adventure option on selected voyages

Ready to follow in Franklin's footsteps with Quark? Visit: In the Footsteps of Franklin: Greenland & Canada’s High Arctic 2014

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