Glaciers and landscapes of Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Glaciers of Axel Heiberg Island

Flowers

Flowers
Spectacular arctic flowering plants

White Glacier

White Glacier
The most intensively studied glacier on Axel Heiberg: White Glacier

Astro & Piper Glacier

Astro & Piper Glacier
Two valley glaciers and a great ice-dammed lake

Animals

Animals
Wolves, geese, caribou and many more: animals of Axel Heiberg

Baby Glacier

Baby Glacier
A tiny, but well-studied arctic mountain glacier: Baby Glacier

Phantom Lake

Phantom Lake
The most spectacular ice-dammed lake and surrounding glaciers

South Axel Glaciers

South Axel Glaciers
Aerial photos of many glaciers in southern Axel and, in particular, Good Friday Bay Glacier.

Repeat photos

Repeat photos
Photos from identical positions, taken in 1977 and 2008

Camp

Camp
Living on Axel Heiberg: People, camps and equipment
A photo documentation about glaciological fieldwork during expeditions in 1976, 1977 and 2008.