August 20th. Cambridge Bay fades behind us. Our camp 4, in Nome, Alaska, lays 1700 miles (ca. 2,736 km)away. To officially qualify for a Est- West North West Passage, we must first cross the Bering Strait.
Midday and we pass Tasmania Island in Franklin Strait. it’s open water all around. Our three boats run at about 5 knots on flat water. Continue reading “Franklin Strait to Cambridge Bay, camp 3, (14)”