Arctic Antarctica

Expedition: Ellesmere Island

20 July 2017 - 4 August 2017 Arctic Canada

Were Alaska, north Canada, Greenland and Svalbard once attached?

In the summer of 2017, researchers collected rock samples from Ellesmere Island in north-western Canada to find out if the rock types on Ellesmere Island could have been a part of a cohesive land area during the Neoproterozoic Era around 1,000–542 million years ago.