In the year 2009 or 2010 a friend of Chris's took the following aerial photos on a trip in the Sand Dunes area. The flight ended at Uranium City.

The famous Athabasca Sand Dunes are a rare natural phenomenon stretching a 100 kilometers along the south shore of Lake Athabasca. The locals often refer to the area as the "South Shore"

The sand dunes situated north of the 59th latitude are well documented and several books have been published on them.

In this isolated place there are several plants struggling to exist that grow nowhere else in the world. It is a very unique and facinating place to visit.


  Southwest tip of Johnston Island, Lake Athabasca, Barrit bay is just to the right out of the picture. Not far from Gunner Mine site.  
  Gunner Mine site
in 2011 was dismantled and "restored" to back to nature.

The Gunnar Mine was a uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan located about 16 miles southwest of  Uranium City. The mine was located on the Crackingstone Peninsula on the north shore of Lake Athabasca

The Gunnar deposit was discovered in July 1952 and operated as both an open pit (1955–1961) and underground (1957–1963) mine. The mine ceased production in 1963.
  Abandoned buildings at Uranium City  
  Fuel tank near the airport  turned into a shop/garage and now used as storage.