Pangnirtung

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Pangnirtung, Nunavut

Pangnirtung, Nunavut is also known as the 'place of the bull caribou'. The community lies on the Cumberland Peninsula and is bisected by both Akshayuk and Kingnait Passes, which provide an overland route from Cumberland Sound to Davis Strait. The central part of the peninsula is dominated by the Penny Ice Cap from which many glaciers flow to the sea.