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#132466 - 05/09/08 11:13 PM Family found safe after six days lost in Arctic
Sherpadog
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A good ending to a news story I have been following the last few days...

Updated Fri. May. 9 2008 11:04 AM ET
CTV.ca News Staff

A family of seven that spent six days lost in the Canadian Arctic survived by huddling inside a tent set up inside a makeshift igloo.
The family -- with five children under 12 -- was found safe Thursday, with the parents dragging a sled carrying their children. None of the family members were injured in the ordeal.

They had been on a 250-kilometre trek, by snowmobile and sled, from Repulse Bay to Hall Beach, Nunavut when they took a wrong turn and got lost.


Full news article here

A Google map of the area here


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#132499 - 05/10/08 03:02 PM Re: Family found safe after six days lost in Arctic [Re: ]
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I guess that their number wasn't up yet...
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