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Old 1st Sep 2013, 17:15   #5 (permalink)
er340790
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Canadian Shield
Posts: 444
Spent a couple of years up there in the NWT at a diamond mine 150m SW of Bathurst Inlet... Diavik. Remote does not even begin to describe it.

Summer would finally arrive around mid-June (despite total daylight far ahead of that), but by mid-August we would be getting snow flurries again.

Experienced my personal windchill record there in 2010... -65c. Actual temp was -56c. To be honest, you can't really feel the difference to -30c, you just DIE a lot faster.

If anyone has abandoned their ships, they should stay on the coast. With luck they might bump into a few Inuit. The interior is a starvation-zone.
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