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Canadian Flag Frozen, CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

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Fog is common near open-water leads in the Arctic Ocean, and leaves ice everywhere aboard the ship.  A clear blue sky is a bright background to show the thick ice left after the fog lifted.

[This set of photos provides selected image of two icebreakers working together in the Arctic Ocean.  All images were taken from aboard the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Louis S. St-Laurent (Louis), from which science crew from the Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Hydrographic Servie, and a U.S. liaison from USGS) were responsible for the multichannel seismic operations.  United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Healy (Healy) is the ship pictured in many of the photos and collected multibeam echosounder data while also breaking ice for Louis].


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