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Mussel gathering under sea ice (NYT)


The people of Kangiqsujuaq in Canada go to great lengths to add variety to their diet, venturing under the sea ice during extreme low tides to gather mussels. They have less than an hour before the tide rushes back in.

A Harvest Underneath the Ice

When the tide goes out, these ice caves in northern Quebec open with an abundance of mussels. Then, the local Inuit have an hour to harvest them before the tide floods back in. #Daily360More stunning photos here: http://nyti.ms/2nN3F4w

Posted by The New York Times on Friday, March 17, 2017