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or sailing the Northwest Passage

 

We will take off from Gjoa Haven and fly west until we reach Cambridge Bay. Actually to fly the entire Northwest Passage, we should have started further north, but as we had a PBY waiting for us in Gjoa Haven we departed from there. This will be interesting, as we do this flight in early December, which means we have during the entire flight very little daylight.

 

When you look at the map, you can see the route that we roughly plan to follow. The second leg will be later in the year in a Herc from Cambridge Bay via Kugluktuk to Ulukhaktok. Up there we have reached the Pacific Ocean.

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Let the adventure begin. It’s 8 am on Dec. 2nd

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It doesn’t get much better than this

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We were hardly able to see the sun raise, shortly thereafter we could already see it set again

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Interesting, because the light is so different

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Somewhere down there is a small eskimo settlement I was told

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Who wants to count the stars or tell me their names

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On final into Cambridge Bay

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Thanks for viewing

 

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Outstanding presentation...love the starred sky,blazing sky and natural ground illumination...very nice camerawork!

 

HLJAMES

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Lands of the midnight sun... Or not, depending upon the season. Lovely shots and lovely Catalina. :cool:

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This is cool! Or should I say cold? Flying these areas in winter is something for real tough pilots and capable planes.

 

Bernd, we must have missed in Gjöa Haven, as you could see in my last screeshot thread. :smile:

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Thanks Harald and Patrick

 

Bernd, we must have missed in Gjöa Haven, as you could see in my last screeshot thread. :smile:

Ooops, that's a pity, Harald  :smile:

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