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The capital of Nunavut is Iqaluit. It was once called Frobisher Bay. You might still come across this name in older books about the region. At this official Web site, click on the tourist button. Then select the About Iqaluit link for current information and photos.

Inuit and Norsemen in Arctic Canada

You've probably heard about global warming. But most people don't realize that global warming happened a long time ago, too. About 1000 years ago, temperatures in the Arctic began to heat up. At this site, you can learn what impact this had on the people and settlements in the Arctic. You can also compare this event with global warming today.