Gordon Buchanan travels to the remote Canadian Arctic in search of wolves that have never seen people.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Snow Wolf Family and Me - Ellesmere Island - Netflix
Ellesmere Island (Inuit: Umingmak Nuna, meaning “land of muskoxen”; French: Île d'Ellesmere) is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Lying within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is considered part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, with Cape Columbia being the most northerly point of land in Canada. It comprises an area of 196,235 km2 (75,767 sq mi) and the total length of the island is 830 kilometres (520 mi), making it the world's tenth largest island and Canada's third largest island. The Arctic Cordillera mountain system covers much of Ellesmere Island, making it the most mountainous in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Arctic willow is the only woody species to grow on Ellesmere Island.
Snow Wolf Family and Me - In popular culture - Netflix
In the 2013 American superhero film Man of Steel, Ellesmere Island was the site of a combined US-Canadian scientific expedition to recover an ancient Kryptonian spaceship buried in the glacial ice pack. The island was the location for the 2014 BBC programme Snow Wolf Family and Me. It is the location of the NSA Camp Northern Light listening post in Z Nation. Ellesmere Island is the subject of The Long Exile: A True Story Of Deception And Survival Amongst The Inuit Of The Canadian Arctic by M.J. McGrath. and the setting for the Edie Kiglatuk mystery series by the same author.
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