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Notes from the Arctic Circle Trail

The Arctic Circle Trail (ACT) is a hundred-mile overland trek from the airport town of Kangerlussuaq to the fishing village of Sisimiut in west Greenland. It traverses from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet to the outer coast over a rolling landscape of Arctic tundra. We hiked it in August 2018. Here are a few notes from our journal …

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August Allen’s Greenland

In August, 2018 Photographer August Allen and hiking partner Abby Sussman hiked the Arctic Circle Trail, a 100-mile trekking route in West Greenland, starting on the edge of the great ice sheet; crossing tundra, passing still, silent lakes and watching muskox, caribou and arctic hares along the way, eventually arriving on the shores of Baffin Bay. Greenland is the most …

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