Eastern Queen Elizabeth

  • Herd size (2015) 3,000

This management unit includes Axel Heiberg Island (including Stor and Hevod Islands) and Ellesmere Island. These northerly islands present difficult conditions for the caribou, with more than a third of the land area covered by ice caps or permanent snow fields.

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