You must purchase the proper topographic maps before arriving. Route planning is best done with 1:250,000 maps. A detailed route map for Akshayuk Pass is available for sale at the park office, or can be purchased from the manufacturers website at: Chrismar

Use the following reference map or use the excellent Canada Map Office on-line search tools for finding topographical map coverage. The map office does not sell maps but can provide a list of map distributors and further information about maps.

The Pangnirtung Map, 26-I covers Akshayuk Pass whereas 27-A, 26-O, 26-P and 26-J cover the rest of the park. Navigation should be done with the appropriate 1:50,000 maps.

Canada Map Office

Centre for Topographic Information
Natural Resources Canada
615 Booth Street, Room 180
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA, K1A 0E9
Telephone: 1-800-465-6277
Fax: (613) 947-7948
Web Site: Natural Resources Canada Maps