painting of the famous Mt. Asgard.
after the home of the Scandinavian Gods. Mt. Asgard rises
about 3,000 feet above the tongue of the Turner Glacier
(which curves off tothe viewer's right and distance). The
floor of the Glacier is about 2500 feet above sea level.
rapidly from our 'Northair' plane at mountain-top altitude
through Pangnirtung Pass especially suited for artists and
In one of the James Bond movies, a skier skied off the snow
top of this pinnacle. He was to receive $10,000 cash plus
expenses if he lived but if he died, his family was to receive
$250,000. I know the man in Frobisher, Desmond Nicklos,
who typed out the contract. The skier lived unharmed."
M. Flather, 1903-1990