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NEWS: Around the Arctic July 11, 2012 - 1:22 am

Photo: The Coast Guard breaks the ice

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The Canadian Coast Guard ship Henry Larsen escorts the fuel tanker Nanny through the ice of Frobisher Bay towards Iqaluit, where it arrived on the night of July 11-12. Extreme ice conditions have delayed the arrival of at least one cargo vessel at Iqaluit. Meanwhile, the CCGS Terry Fox is also on the scene, where three other vessels are waiting to get into Iqaluit. The CCGS Des Groseilliers is on its way.
The Canadian Coast Guard ship Henry Larsen escorts the fuel tanker Nanny through the ice of Frobisher Bay towards Iqaluit, where it arrived on the night of July 11-12. Extreme ice conditions have delayed the arrival of at least one cargo vessel at Iqaluit. Meanwhile, the CCGS Terry Fox is also on the scene, where three other vessels are waiting to get into Iqaluit. The CCGS Des Groseilliers is on its way. "Navigation has been a challenge with rain, drizzle and fog cutting down on visibility. But this is nothing new for the Coast Guard, which operates in some of the harshest weather conditions in the world," Coast Guard spokesperson Carol Launderville said in an email. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA)

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