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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.

Team Canada Adventure on a bike section of Eco-Challenge. (Photo: Akiva Griffith/Amazon Prime)

Photo: Akiva Griffith/Amazon Prime
The team's thoughts on the 2020 Eco-Challenge through Fiji
Canada's 75 biggest islands

The first exclusive wall map produced for sale by Canadian Geographic. (Poster: Canadian Geographic; cartography: Chris Brackley)

Poster: Canadian Geographic
Canadian Geographic's cartographer Chris Brackley shares insights into his process in charting the country's largest islands for an exclusive wall map

Bruce Kirkby's new book recounts family adventures from a year in Himalaya, such as a day afield with a team of yaks threshing barley in the fields of Karsha, India, near the local monastery. (Book: Courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre; Photo: Bruce Kirkby)

In his new book Blue Sky Kingdom, Bruce Kirkby explores modern distraction and the loss of ancient wisdom on an adventure with his wife and sons in one of the world's most remote regions. An exclusive excerpt.

The four members of the 1968-69 British Trans-Arctic Expedition. (Photo: BTAE)

Photo: BTAE
Ken Hedges of the 1968-69 British Trans Arctic Expedition reflects on the perilous and ground-breaking journey

The abundance and diversity of life on and around Canadian mountains in the sea. Starting in the dark and deep flanks (top left) and ascending above the summit to the sunlit sea surface (bottom right), the mosaic shows cold-water corals and glass sponges on pillows of lava, a variety of fishes, octopus, crabs, seaweeds, sharks, whales, and seabirds. (Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild)

Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild.
Two marine biologists offer a glimpse of life at the bottom of the ocean during 2018, 2019 and 2020 seamount expeditions 

A grizzly bear in Bute Inlet, B.C. (Photo: Homalco Tours/Tyler Cave/Destination Campbell River)

Photo: Homalco Cultural Tours
Remote locations and international clientele make the industry particularly vulnerable

Markus Pukonen is currently five years into circumnavigating the globe without using a motorized vehicle. COVID-19 forced him to stop in India. (Photo: Routes of Change)

Photo: Routes of Change
No planes, trains or automobiles here — this adventurer is circling the globe under his own steam

Explorer Mario Rigby at the headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic in Ottawa during his 2019 cross-Canada cycling expedition. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Mario Rigby is embarking on a 20 day kayaking expedition to promote domestic and sustainable travel

Women's Dive Day, organized by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is July 18. (Photo: Jill Heinerth)

Photo: Jill Heinerth

National Geographic Society President and COO Mike Ulica and Royal Canadian Geographical Society CEO John Geiger meet in Ottawa in November 2019 to discuss the renewed partnership. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos
The two iconic geographic societies formalize a renewed partnership
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