Other Inuit had seen it too, most of them hunters, a few in planes, but who was going to believe them when the Royal Navy and the Coast Guard were already out with sonar and magnetometers that can say scientifically where something is--the same things they used two years earlier when the first ship, the Erebus , was found off an unnamed island in Queen Maud Gulf
, an island, whose name in Inukitut means the place where the big ship is, or the place where the ship went down.
However, Inuit harvesters (including Elders from Gjoa Haven) had already described the existence of this herd and noted that caribou calved on the islands along the coast of Queen Maud Gulf
(CARMA, 2013a), and biologists have generally recognized the Ahiak herd as being distinct since the 1980s (Heard et al.
We selected an island near O'Reilly Island in the eastern end of Queen Maud Gulf
since it had [Inuit] cultural features and because it was also suitable for a GPS station,' said Stenton.
We'd taken a Twin Otter south across Queen Maud Gulf
(the ship's hull still resides in the frigid waters of Cambridge Bay).
Horrified at what might happen if it got out that our boys still, you know, shot at people, the Canadian government put the proposal on hold until they could figure out a way to fob the Pentagon off with an offer to get the deputy lieutenant-governor of Nunavut to present the medals at a quiet ceremony on an ice floe in Queen Maud Gulf
Allan Kaotak, the accused, stood trial and the allegation he had murdered his father while on the "sea ice of the Queen Maud Gulf
On 17 September 2014, underwater archeologists Ryan Harris and Jonathan Moore of Parks Canada dived on the wreck of HMS Erebus, to find it sitting almost upright and surprisingly intact in only 11 m of water in Queen Maud Gulf
, in the general area where Inuit traditional accounts maintain that the ship had sunk.
A group of islands named the Royal Geographical Society Islands lie in the Queen Maud Gulf
off the Northwest Territories.
2012), and the Ahiak calving grounds 250 km north along the Queen Maud Gulf
coast (Heard et al.
We combined direct observation of wolves and scat analyses to examine the foraging behaviours and diets of wolves in the Queen Maud Gulf
Bird Sanctuary, Nunavut, Canada.
Key words: geese, Queen Maud Gulf
, herbivory, vegetation, ecosystem, community, richness, diversity
Our observations were made at the Kangowan River (67[degrees]12' N, 100[degrees]32' W) in the Queen Maud Gulf
Bird Sanctuary (QMGBS), Nunavut, Canada, in the spring and summer of 2000.