airplane departing

Disembarking from the charter flight to Coppermine marked the true beginning of the Arctic Exploration. Within a few minutes, the plane departed for the return trip to Yellowknife, leaving the Arctic team awaiting the ship’s helicopter at first light. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Arctic Expedition 2002

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