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Alert, Nunavut, Canada

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Alert, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, is the northernmost continuously inhabited place in the world, on Ellesmere Island at latitude 82°30'05" north, 817 km from the North Pole. It takes its name from HMS Alert, which wintered 10 km east of the pre…
Alert, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, is the northernmost continuously inhabited place in the world, on Ellesmere Island at latitude 82°30'05" north, 817 km from the North Pole. It takes its name from HMS Alert, which wintered 10 km east of the present station, off what is now Cape Sheridan, in 1875–1876.
  • Established: April 9, 1950
  • Elevation: 100 ft (30 m)
  • Country: Canada
  • Territory: Nunavut
  • Region: Qikiqtaaluk
  • GNBC Code: OAAQK
Data from: en.wikipedia.org