MacDonald, S. D & Parmelee, D. F / July 1962 – vol. 55, issue 7–244 In 1955 we spent six months on northern Ellesmere Island, Northwest Territories, conducting field studies to obtain information for the National Museum of Canada on the breeding cycles of birds in the far north. The principal area of investigation was Fosheim Peninsula, two thousand square miles of mountains and tundra plain to the north of the 79th parallel. Base camp was the joint Canadian-U.S. ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.