Site: PIN-4

Byron Bay, Nunavut

DEWLINE HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION

Topography

  • PIN-4 on BYRON BAY, Canada, is situated at an altitude of 350 feet above sea level on 5800 acres of the south coast of Victoria Island, near the junction of Coronation Gulf and Dease Strait. This Auxiliary Radar Station is located on an outcrop of rock rising above a rolling plateau. The plateau has a wide distribution of lakes, ponds and extensive swampy areas.

Climate

  • Annual precipitation, including an average snowfall of 18 inches is about 4 inches. Absolute minimum and maximum temperatures are minus 56 and plus 78 degrees Fahrenheit respectively.

Water

  • A 2 mile round trip potable water haul is maintained summer and winter.

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