Site: BAR-1

Komakuk Beach, Yukon


DEWLINE HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION
Topography

  • 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.

Climate

  • 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.

Water

  • The summer and winter potable water haul is a 1 and 2 – mile round trip respectively

PHOTOS


Satellite Image – high level.

Satellite Image – close-up.

HISTORICAL ARTICLE
by David Neufeld
Parks Canada 1997
David Neufeld’s DEW Line BAR-1 Archive
hosted by Charles Stankievech