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					FOR RESERVATIONS:
                                                         LABRADOR EXPLORER:
                      BETCHART                           PASSAGE TO THE ARCTIC
                      EXPEDITIONS            Inc.
                                                         .....................................................................
        Sigma Xi Expeditions • AAAS Travels
       17050 Montebello Road, Cupertino, CA 95014-5435
          Phone (408) 252-4910 • Fax (408) 252-1444
               Email: betchartex@earthlink.net
                                                                            Greenland
                        LE
                   CIRC                                                     (Kalaallit Nunaat)
          ARCTIC

                                           Davis
          Baffin                           Strait
          Island

                    IQALUIT            Monumental
                                       Island




                         Akpatok
                                          Button
                         Island
                                          Islands

                                                                       Labrador
                                                    Nachvak            Sea
                              Ungava                Bay
                              Bay
                                                                                                     Atlantic
                                       TORNGAT                                                       Ocean
                                       MOUNTAINS                Okak
                                                                Bay

                                                    HEBRON
                                                              HOPEDALE
                                          Labrador

                                                                             HAWKES       L’ANSE
                                                                             HBR          AUX
                                                                                          MEADOWS

                                        Canada

                                                                                                                ST. JOHN’S
                                                                                      Newfoundland




EXPEDITION SUMMARY



July 10     Embarkation: St. John’s,                                   July 17        Nachvak Fjord
            Newfoundland                                               July 18        Button Islands
July 11     L’Anse aux Meadows                                         July 19        Akpatok Island
July 12     Battle Harbour, Hawkes Harbour                             July 20        Lower Savage Islands
July 13     Coast of Labrador                                          July 21        Monumental Island
July 14     Hopedale                                                   July 22        Fly from Iqaluit to Ottawa
July 15     Okak Bay, Cape Mugford
July 16     Torngat Mountains National
            Park Reserve
                                                                                                                                                                      > Free information package.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LABRADOR EXPLORER > DATES AND RATES
                                    An uncharted coast.                       In 1934, merely 74 years ago, Arctic          A wilderness experience.
                                    Exploration of the Arctic has been        explorer Donald B. MacMillan sailed           En route to Iqaluit, on Baffin Island,                                                In conjunction with this expedition, you must purchase our charter air transportation
                                    on-going for more than 500 years.         the schooner Bowdoin to the Labrador          you’ll cruise in Zodiacs through the                                                  from Iqaluit to Ottawa. At the time of printing, the cost per person is approximately
Explore a distant seacoast where    Many explorers sailed north past the      coast to add to our knowledge of              relatively unknown Button Islands.                                                    $475. The final price will appear on your invoice at time of booking.
                                    coast of Labrador, yet never went         those seemingly forgotten shores.             You’ll visit the haunts of walrus and
ice castles drift and polar bears   ashore. So infrequent were their visits   The scientific discoveries made then          polar bear. In Ungava Bay, you’ll sail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ABOARD AKADEMIK IOFFE
roam free.                          that a portion of the coast remained      continue to inform explorations of            to vast seabird colonies on cliffs that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DATE                        DAYS                                                     CABIN
                                    uncharted until the 20th century.         the region to this day.                       soar 80 stories high. You could kayak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TRIPLE          TWIN     TWIN SEMI- SUPERIOR                SUPERIOR           SUITE          COOK
                                                                                                                            through breathtaking fjords and be                                                                                         SHARED          SHARED     PRIVATE                             PLUS                            SUITE
                                                                              In 2008, you can follow in the wake of                                                      To receive a free information package                                       FACILITIES      FACILITIES FACILITIES
                                                                                                                            one of only a few to have hiked
                                                                              Bowdoin aboard the expedition vessel                                                        about this voyage, call us today.       JUL 10 – JUL 22/ 08          13       $ 4,100         $ 5,500        $ 5,990         $ 6,500        $ 6,990         $ 7,500         $ 7,900
                                                                                                                            the Torngat Mountains, the tallest
                                                                              Akademik Ioffe. You’ll visit the same
                                                                                                                            mountain range east of the Rockies.
                                                                              communities and hike the wilderness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  All rates are per person in U.S. dollars based on twin or triple occupancy. Selected
                                                                              areas they charted for the very first time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  twin cabins are available for single occupancy at 1.7 times the published rate.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ship Description
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Akademik Ioffe is maneuverable, with internal stabilizers and a trimming system
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that provide exceptional stability.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Start /Finish Locations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  St. John’s, NL, Canada / Iqaluit, NU, Canada

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You’ll be pleased by our attention to detail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We’re passionate about ensuring that you’re comfortable and cared for every
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  moment. In addition to an attempt to explore places where few have gone before,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  you’ll receive:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • All shipboard breakfasts, lunches and dinners throughout the voyage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Photographic Journal on DVD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Comprehensive pre-departure materials including a map and Arctic Reader.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kayaking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This voyage offers optional kayaking at $395 per person. As space is limited, please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  reserve when you book your expedition.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo Credits, Cover: Andrew Prossin Gatefold left: Jamie Scarrow Inside panels left to right: Cruise Newfoundland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Labrador, Tom Arban, Cruise Newfoundland and Labrador, Cruise Newfoundland and Labrador (top), Paul Goldstein,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tom Arban.

				
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