The vast Northwest Territories lack the population to become a Canadian province, especially since the original area was split in 1999 to create the new territory of Nunavut. Most of it is roadless wilderness. Three very long driving trips (starting from California) have allowed me to sample these remote and beautiful areas.
My far-north explorations have taken me north from the Alaska Highway to Dawson, then into the Northwest Territories on the Dempster Highway to its end at Inuvik. The second trip was actually a college field trip, with seven of my favorite students, and included a short flight north from Inuvik to Tuktoyuktuk. In 2016 I made a trip north on the Mackenzie Highway to Yellowknife on the Great Slave Lake.
My panoramas of this vast area are divided into two regions: