Photo of the Day 27 October 2008

Kayaker and Icebergs, Qaanaaq, Greenland, 2006
Photograph by David McLain
An Inuit man hunting narwhal looks ant-size in his kayak (center-bottom) amid towering icebergs in this aerial view of a fjord near Qaanaaq, Greenland. The highly specialized and dangerous technique of harpooning narwhal from a kayak is practiced by only a handful of people in Northern Greenland.