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The Arctic: Transportation Student Centre

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Canadian Heritage Transportation Gallery

You probably know a few things about transportation in the Arctic. You can learn more by visiting this Web site. Click on the Transportation section. Then click on Ships and Boats and connect to the Kayak link. These illustrations show what traditional kayaks were like. How do they compare with the modern kayaks people use for sports and recreation today?

The Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaking Program

What do you think are the biggest challenges to travel in the Arctic? If you said water and ice, you'd be right! In the past, it was impossible for ships to pass through the Arctic for many months of the year. Today, icebreakers help ships move through these icy waters. At this site, you can learn about Canada's Coast Guard and the role they play in transportation in the Arctic.