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Ring seal breathing hole, sea ice, Pond Inlet, Canada

Ring seal breathing hole, sea ice, Pond Inlet, Canada

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Sea ice is an important habitat for, among other, polar bears and seals. For the local Inuit seal hunting (mainly on abundant ring seals) is an important part of life. In Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik), access to sea ice plays also an important role for wildlife-viewing tourism. Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik) is a small, predominantly Inuit community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada and is located at the top of Baffin Island. Its economy is largely service based with ...
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