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Circumpolar Digital Image Collection

The Circumpolar Digital Image Collection is a collection of photos, slides, other images and contributions shared by many of the University of Alberta’s polar researchers. Images in the collection may be used for teaching and research purposes. For any other use, please contact the Canadian Circumpolar Institute.
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Items in this Collection
  1. Strawberry leaves and berries [Download]

    Title: Strawberry leaves and berries
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: Strawberries were fruiting in Creamers Field in July at Fairbanks, Alaska.
    Subjects: Strawberries - Fairbanks, Alaska, Fraises, Country foods - Arctic Regions, Wild berries, Traditiona medicine - Alaska
    Date Created: 2016/07/16
  2. Ornate cast iron balcony railing, St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Ornate cast iron balcony railing, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This cast iron balcony railings is one of the most ornate designs among St. Petersburg's decorative ironwork. The bilaterally symmetrical design is made up of leaves and curlicues and fills the whole panel without repetition. Behind the railing, a partially open French-door and ornately patterned white sheer curtains are visible.
    Subjects: Balcony railings, cast iron, Architectural decoration, St. Petersburg, Russia, Architectural decoration - Polar Regions
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  3. Brick sidewalk under repair at a crosswalk in St. Petersburg, Russia [Download]

    Title: Brick sidewalk under repair at a crosswalk in St. Petersburg, Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This curb cut in a sidewalk at ta crosswalk in St. Petersburg was under repair in September 2016. The combination of frequent freezing and thawing of water trapped around the bricks, combined with the heavy traffic of a crosswalk, causes the bricks to heave, shift and deteriorate. Concrete and plastic barriers protect the work area from traffic. A dark blue Audi car enters the image at the upper left.
    Subjects: Side-walk repair, Sidewalks, brick, Freeze-thaw damage, Safety barriers
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  4. Sphinx that guards the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge in St. Petersburg Russia [Download]

    Title: Sphinx that guards the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge in St. Petersburg Russia
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This sphinx sits at the north east corner of the Egyptian Bridge, which crosses the Fontanka River in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Lermontovsky Prospekt runs over the bridge. There are four cast iron sphinxes at the corners of the bridge. They were created by Pavel Sokolov in 1825/26.
    Subjects: Public art - Russia, St. Petersburg, Sphinxes, Sculpture - Cast iron
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  5. Spinning qiviut (qiviuk) or muskox down [Download]

    Title: Spinning qiviut (qiviuk) or muskox down
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: At an exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in December 2016, Jen Lam, resident of Inuvik, demonstrated spinning qiviut or muskox down.
    Subjects: Muskox down, Qiviuk, Electric spinning wheels, Handicraft - Northern Canada
    Date Created: 2016/06/12
  6. Interior of the Aurora College Library, Yellowknife/North Slave Campus [Download]

    Title: Interior of the Aurora College Library, Yellowknife/North Slave Campus
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This library in Yellowknife is one of several the network Aurora College libraries. In addition to the collections area in the image, the library also has a computer lab.
    Subjects: Polar libraries, College Libraries - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Academic libraries - Canada - Arctic Regions
    Date Created: 2015/07/08
  7. Interior of Northwest Territories Geological Survey Library, Yellowknife, NWT [Download]

    Title: Interior of Northwest Territories Geological Survey Library, Yellowknife, NWT
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: This geoscience library in Yellowknife, NWT, houses an extensive collection of earth sciences materials in all formats.
    Subjects: Polar libraries, Libraries - Canada - Arctic Regions, Libraries - Yellowknife, NWT, Geoscience information, Earth sciences information
    Date Created: 2015/07/10
  8. Interior of the Scott Polar Research Institute Library [Download]

    Title: Interior of the Scott Polar Research Institute Library
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: The Scott Polar Research Institute contains one of the world best collections of Antarctic research materials, including exploration and expedition accounts and journals.
    Subjects: Polar Libraries, Scott Polar Research Institute Library
    Date Created: 2014/06/30
  9. Smoked fish for sale in a St. Petersburg grocery store [Download]

    Title: Smoked fish for sale in a St. Petersburg grocery store
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: Several kinds of smoked fish were available in a small grocery store in St. Petersburg, Russia in September, 2016. Prices ranged from 159.90 Rubles/kg to 339.90 Rubles/kg or approximately CA$3.36/kg to CA$6.80/kg.
    Subjects: Fish as food, Smoked fish, Food prices - Arctic Regions, Grocery prices - St. Petersburg, Russia
    Date Created: 2016/09/11
  10. Fruit and vegetable bins in a St. Petersburg grocery store [Download]

    Title: Fruit and vegetable bins in a St. Petersburg grocery store
    Creator: Campbell, Sandy
    Description: These fruits and vegetables were available in a St. Petersburg grocery store in September, 2016. Cabbage, peppers, turnip, apples and tomatoes were among the products for sale.
    Subjects: Fruits and vegetables - St. Petersburg, Russia, Grocery Prices - St. Petersburg, Russia, Food Prices - Arctic Regions, Food availability - Arctic Regions
    Date Created: 2016/09/11