Underfoot is a Rich and Lush Carpet of Mosses and Wildflowers
From a distance the ground appeared either to be bare rock or to have various amounts of vegetation growing on it. In close up, this vegetation was wonderfully vibrant and surprisingly varied, all the complexity and variety of a garden but in miniature.
Air temp: +6ºC Latitude: 73º44'N Longitude: 80º13'W
Photo; © Paul Ward - These are pictures from a cruise to the High Arctic in high summer, from Resolute Bay, Canada to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.