Eureka Station, Canada

Eureka is a small research base on Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It is located on the north side of Slidre Fiord, which enters Eureka Sound farther west. It is the second-northernmost permanent research community in the world.

The base consists of three areas, the Eureka Aerodrome which includes "Fort Eureka" (the quarters for military personnel maintaining the island's communications equipment), the Environment Canada Weather Station, and the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL),

Things to See & do

* View wildlife
* Glaciers
* Ice Caps
* Quttinirpaaq National Park

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
Language – Inuit Language (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun), English, French
Population – 150 approx (Ellesmere Island)
Land Area – 75,767 km² (Ellesmere Island)
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +709

Travel Links – Dundas Harbour is accessible by boat from Nunavat.

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