Alert, Canada

Location: 82.492 N 62.508 W Elevation: 210 masl - 211 masl

Observatory Web Site: http://www.ec.gc.ca/mges-ghgm/default.asp?lang=En&n=3150486A-1

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Abstract: Military listening post...last stepping stone to the North Pole...weather station...Global Atmosphere Watch station...place-holder for the northern realm of the Canadian sovereignty...Alert, Nunavut, Canada, just ~ 450 nm from the North Pole, has been all of these. Alert is a military base (Canadian Forces Station), with no town or local residents associated with it.

Governing Institute
Environment Canada
Meteorological Service of Canada

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