Across Arctic Ungava

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  • 19 min 10 s

This documentary follows four scientists and their Native guides into the unmapped wilderness of the Ungava Peninsula, in northern Quebec. Crossing this territory in large canoes, they collect samples of Arctic flora and rocks, take readings of soil temperature and record the correct bearings for rivers and lakes en route. The keen excitement of opening a new chapter in Canadian exploration is evident throughout the film.

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Douglas Wilkinson
Douglas Wilkinson
Jean P. Michéa


  • dsa101

    “Best” — dsa101, 23 Aug 2014

  • littlerock

    “a film from back when the canoes were made of wood and the men were made of steel...” — littlerock, 27 Oct 2011

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