All those black dots in the cloud
above us are Black Guillemots that nest in this region.
The more eroded and irregular cliffs here give better
access and more shelter than the sheer exposed faces further
along the coast. Difficult to show in a still photograph, you
have to imagine constant movement overhead.
Air temp: +4º C Latitude: 74º 02' N Longitude: 89º 52' W
These are pictures
from a cruise to the High Arctic in August 2010, from Resolute
Bay Canada to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland.
Pictures copyright Paul Ward.
Pentax digital equipment.