Published on April 4th, 2017 | by Danielle Williams

Here are 18 Spectacular Pictures of Nunavut.

On April 1,2017, Canada’s Great White North celebrated a milestone. The day marked the 18th anniversary of Nunavut becoming Canada’s newest Territory. Before April 1, 1999, the region was considered part of the Northwest Territories. But now the territory is about one-fifth of Canada’s landmass and stretches all the way to the North Pole. It’s also the largest and least populated region of Canada.

Nunavut is an Inuktitut word and means ‘our land’ and not every Canadian will get the chance to head north to discover this unique, picturesque landscape. To celebrate Nunavut’s 18 years of being a Canadian Territory, here are 18 amazing pictures of this cold region that will warm your heart.

Auyuittuq National Park on Baffin Island.

Waterfalls at Somerset Island.

A Wild Polar Bear near Beechey Island.

An Arctic Midnight Sunset over Coronation Gulf.

Icebergs near the Cumberland Peninsula.

An Inuksuk in Rankin Inlet.

Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut.

Lake Hazen at Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island.

The Northern Lights.

A Beluga Whale Swimming in the Waters of the Cunningham Inlet (Somerset Island).

Glacial Ice-cap on Axel Heiberg Island.

Mount Thor.

Baffin Island.

Cornwallis Beach on Cornwallis Island.

Frobisher Bay.

Mountains on Bylot Island.

Mount Blum and Baker Lake.

Bathurst Inlet.

Happy Birthday Nunavut! If you’ve seen any amazing places in Nunavut let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

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