Cape Parry, NWT
DEWLINE HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION
- PIN-MAIN at CAPE PARRY Canada, is situated on Parry Peninsula about 2 miles northwest of the narrow isthmus connecting it to the mainland of Amundsen Gulf. This Main Radar Station is located on top of a hill at an altitude of about 250 feet above sea level. there are 2607 acres available for use by PIN-M. There is a military-manned Data Center, but no contractor sector headquarters group at this site.
- Annual precipitation, including snowfall, is approximately 8 inches. Snowfall is about 49 inches a year. Absolute minimum and maximum temperatures are minus 47 and plus 74 degrees Fahrenheit respectively.
- The round trip potable water haul in summer is 3.5 miles and in winter 6.5 miles.
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