This picture gives an indication of what life
must be like for a large grazing animal in the arctic, isolated
oases of foraging with large areas of just bare rock and terrain
that it's very difficult to cross even if you are a distant
relative of the goats rather than cattle.
Air temp: +3º C Latitude: 74º 30' N Longitude: 83º 31' 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.