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Choose from 36 pictures in our Bowhead Whale collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Arctic fauna, lithograph, published in 1897 Featured Bowhead Whale Print

Arctic fauna, lithograph, published in 1897

Arctic fauna: 1) Polar bear (Ursus maritimus); 2) Wolverine (Gulo gulo); 3) Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus); 4) Mountain hare (Lepus timidus); 5) True lemming (Lemmus); 6) Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus); 7) Muskox (Ovibos moschatus); 8) Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus); 9) Northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus); 10) Sea otter (Enhydra lutris); 11) Bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus); 12) Narwhale (Monodon monoceros); 13) Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta); 14) Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus); 15) Common eider (Somateria mollissima, male), 16) Common eider (Somateria mollissima, female); 17) Razorbill (Alca torda); 18) Iceland gull (Larus glaucoides). Lithograph after a drawing by Gustav MAOEtzel (German painter, 1839 - 1893), published in 1897

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats Featured Bowhead Whale Print

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats

In Northwestern Alaska crews of eight men hunted huge bowhead whales in small skin boats. This ivory bracket would have been lashed near the bow of the boat to hold the harpoon constantly at the ready. It is carved with a magical whale effigy, thus aiding successful whale hunting. Country of Origin: Northwest Alaska, USA. Culture: Eskimo. 19th Century, 6inches high x 3inches wide. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 12

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

Open Northwest Passage, 2012 Featured Bowhead Whale Print

Open Northwest Passage, 2012

Open Northwest Passage. Satellite image of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago taken on the 3rd August 2012. Sea ice has receded enough to open up the route, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The Northwest Passage opened for the first time in 2007. Since then a species of plankton that was exclusively found in the Pacific has been found in the North Atlantic. There is also evidence that Pacific and Atlantic populations of bowhead whales have begun to overlap. The declining sea ice is due to global warming, the Arctic temperature having risen by 1.7-2.2 degrees Celsius in the past century. Image taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite

© NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY