The Arctic: Settlers and Settlement
Here are some Web
sites to help you with your research.
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.
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.
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