Check out this absolutely beautiful book that has recently arrived at the library.
Arctic Eden "is a stunning celebration of the Arctic by its most passionate explorer. Jerry Kobalenko describes a series of journeys he has taken over the past twenty years around the Canadian High Arctic by foot, skis, kayak, and ship that provide a multifaceted view of this most beautiful and most vulnerable part of the Arctic. Combining natural history, exploration, and personal experiences gathered during twenty years of Arctic travel, the book also contains magnificent photographs of the region, capturing wildlife such as walrus, muskoxen, and Arctic wolves and stunning geographical features from towering icebergs to virgin snowscapes..." (Syndetic)
Jerry has been interviewed by Canadian Geographic. During his recent author reading at Central Library, which was informative and entertaining, he demonstrated his vast knowledge and love of the North. As his wife says, "His spiritual home is Ellesmere Island