The Establishment of Alert, N.W.T., Canada

@article{Johnson1990TheEO,
  title={The Establishment of Alert, N.W.T., Canada},
  author={Jr. J. Peter Johnson},
  journal={Arctic},
  year={1990},
  volume={43},
  pages={21-34}
}
  • Jr. J. Peter Johnson
  • Published 1990
  • Geology
  • Arctic
  • The Joint Arctic Weather Stations of Canada and the United States were built in the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada. The Eureka and Resolute stations were established in 1947 and another two, Mould Bay and Isachsen, in 1948. In the summer of 1948 the U.S. icebreakers Edisto and Eastwind reached Dumbbell Bay on the north coast of Ellesmere Island, where a cache was deposited for a fifth Canadian station, Alert. This station was established by air from Thule in April 1950. Unlike… CONTINUE READING

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