The Arctic: Transportation
Here are some
Web sites to help you with your research.
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?
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.
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