Resolute (Qausuittuq), Canada

Resolute is a small Inuit hamlet on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada. It is situated at the northern end of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage and is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region. Resolute is known as Qausuittuq in Inuktitut - meaning "place with no dawn". Resolute is the starting point for both the Polar Race and the Polar Challenge, in which teams race the 350 nautical miles (648 km; 403 mi) to the North Magnetic Pole.

Resolute is one of Canada’s northernmost communities and is also one of the coldest inhabited places in the world. Resolute, the hub for logistics in the Canadian Arctic.

Things to See & Do

* Arctic scenery
* Outdoor activities
* Thule archeological sites
* Fishing & bird watching

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
Language – Inuit Language (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun), English, French
Population – 230 approx
Land Area – 116.89 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +709

Travel Links – Resolute Bay Airport is still the core of the town, serving as an aviation hub for exploration in the region and connected by direct service to Iqaluit.

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Cruises from Resolute (Qausuittuq), Canada

Cruise Date Duration
Ocean Endeavour, High Arctic Explorer ex Resolute to Kangerlussuaq 13/08/22 11 nts
Ocean Endeavour, High Arctic Explorer ex Resolute to Kangerlussuaq 05/08/23 11 nts