Komakuk Beach, Yukon
DEWLINE HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION
- BAR-1 at KOMAKUK BEACH Canada , is situated on 924 acres of low lying tundra covered terrain at an altitude of 40 feet above sea level. this Auxilliary Radar Station is approximately 100 miles east of BAR-M and is the western most site in Canada.
- Annual precipitation including snowfall, is approximately 6 inches. Snowfall is greatest in January and October and averages about 24 inches a year. Mean daily temperatures run between a minimum of plus 3.8 and a maximum of plus 15 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The summer and winter potable water haul is a 1 and 2 – mile round trip respectively
by David Neufeld
Parks Canada 1997
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