Ellesmere Island is the northernmost and largest island in the Queen Elizabeth Islands. With a size of 196 236 km² it is the third largest island in Canada and the tenth largest island in the world.
Height: 2,616 m
Population (2006): 146 people
Nowhere on our trip did we meet so many polar bears as here. Up-close encounters with narwhals, belugas, walruses and sea birds were popular.