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A Canadian Ranger, operating in the High Arctic (on Ward Hunt Island, northwest of Alert) in tandem with regular Canadian Forces, seen in the background.

The Rangers are considered the "eyes and ears" of the Arctic and I have an incredible amount of respect for the work they do.

This was photographed on assignment for Above&Beyond magazine, covering the Canadian Forces "Operation Nunalivut" in 2010.

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