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In Celebration of Nunavut - Exploiting the North - Volume 4

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Six videos showing the impact of resource exploitation and of Canada's efforts to assert sovereignty over the Arctic. Volume 4 contains: The Manhattan Odyssey (7 min. 45 sec.) A shipside view of the historic journey of the USS Manhattan and a Canadian icebreaker, as they plough through (and sometimes get stuck in) the thick ice of the Northwest Passage. (1970) Charting the Frozen Sea (25 min. 5 sec.) Join the hydrographers onboard the CSS Hudson as they use the latest equipment to chart a navigation passage in the Beaufort Sea for deep-draught ships. (1982)

1999, 33 min 54 s

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