Jenny Lind Island, Nunavut
DEWLINE HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION
- CAM-1 on JENNY LIND ISLAND, Canada, is situated on 3220 acres at the crown of a small peninsula approximately 100 feet above sea level. Jenny Lind Island is irregular in outline, is surrounded by flat-shored beaches and has minor relief. much of the surface is covered by swamps, small lakes and ponds. The island supports a sluggish meandering river that drains from an extensive swamp.
- Annual precipitation, including snowfall, is approximately 7 inches, being heaviest in July and August and least in February. Snowfall is greatest in October and November and averages about 38 inches a year. Absolute minimum and maximum temperatures are minus 55 and plus 74 degrees Fahrenheit respectively.
- A one mile round trip potable water haul is maintained summer and winter