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Follow Canada’s greatest explorers and adventurers as they travel to the remote corners of the country, deep beneath the Earth’s surface and across oceans, to the tops of mountains and into space.

Dead Reckoning by Ken McGoogan cover woodcut Ebierbing

In Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage (above left), Ken McGoogan highlights the contributions of Inuit guides such as Ebierbing (above right) to Arctic exploration in Canada.

Images courtesy HarperCollins
Author Ken McGoogan says his latest book, Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage, is the "more inclusive narrative of Arctic exploration" that the 21st century demands 
Thou Shalt do no Murder, Minik, The New York Eskimo, Kenn Harper

Cover images for author Kenn Harper's two new books, Thou Shalt Do No Murder (left) and Minik: The New York Eskimo. (Images courtesy Nunavut Arctic College Media, Steerforth Press)

Images courtesy Nunavut Arctic College Media, Steerforth Press
In his new book, Thou Shalt Do No Murder, historian Kenn Harper explores how the killing of a trader in 1920 set off a clash of cultures in the Canadian High Arctic that still resonates today
Paul Gleeson aboard the Arctic Joule

Expedition member Paul Gleeson stands aboard the Arctic Joule as the high-tech rowboat is guided into some tenuous shelter among chunks of ice on the shoreline of Sellwood Bay, N.W.T. 

In his new book, Rowing the Northwest Passage, Canadian adventurer Kevin Vallely recounts his 2013 attempt to transit the famous Arctic route  
Tyler McCaul Carson Storch Wade Simmons Darren Berrecloth Tatshenshini-Alsek

Tyler McCaul, Carson Storch, Wade Simmons and Darren Berrecloth ride down a slope in Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia on September 3, 2016. (Photo: Scott Serfas/Red Bull Content Pool)

Photo: Scott Serfas/Red Bull Content Pool
Documentary follows four Canadian and American freeriders as they attempt previously unridden terrain in British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska 
Cover options for Winter 2017 Canadian Geographic Travel issue

Cover options for the Winter 2017-18 issue of Canadian Geographic Travel. Option one was the clear winner, nabbing 47 per cent of the audience vote. (Photos: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photos: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
Thanks to everyone who voted!
Adam Shoalts, Arctic, explorer, expedition, North, wildlife, canoe, RCGS

Adam Shoalts paddles against the powerful current of the Mackenzie River, N.W.T., just two weeks into the Trans-Canadian Arctic Expedition. (Photo: Adam Shoalts)

Photo: Adam Shoalts
Explorer Adam Shoalts, who completed his monumental 4,000-kilometre journey on September 6, speaks to Canadian Geographic about an expedition that calls to mind the likes of Vilhjalmur Stefansson and Joseph Tyrrell
Adam Shoalts, Arctic, expedition, North, RCGS

A map depicting the path of Adam Shoalts's Trans-Canadian Arctic Expedition. He reached Baker Lake, Nunavut, on Sep. 6, 2017. (Map: Chris Brackley; Illustration: Robert Carter/Can Geo)

Map: Chris Brackley; Illustration: Robert Carter/Can Geo
Shoalts, once dubbed 'Canada's Indiana Jones,' reached Baker Lake, Nunavut, yesterday after nearly four months of trekking and paddling Canada's mainland Arctic.
yersin boat

(Photo: Monaco Explorations/Olivier Borde)

Photo: Monaco Explorations/Olivier Borde
The vessel integrates clean environmental technologies to ensure a minimal impact on the ocean
Joshua Kutryk Jenni Sidey Canadian Space Agency astronauts

Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey, the newest Canadian Space Agency astronauts. (Photo courtesy Canadian Space Agency)

Photo courtesy Canadian Space Agency
Jenni Sidey and Joshua Kutryk, both from Alberta, were announced as Canada's 13th and 14th astronauts on Canada Day

(Photo: Thomas Fricke/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Thomas Fricke/Canadian Geographic
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