Above the abandoned village of Qilakitsoq
is this place where the dead were placed. There was nothing
particularly unusual about the burials, but due to the
positioning of the burial site it was perfectly placed to
mummify and preserve the bodies so they lasted where others
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Air temp: +7º C Latitude: 70º 51' N Longitude: 53º 53' 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.