Place:Hall Beach, Nunavut, Canada

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NameHall Beach
TypeCommunity
Located inNunavut, Canada


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Hall Beach (Inuktitut: Sanirajak (the shoreline), Syllabics: ᓴᓂᕋᔭᒃ) is an Inuit settlement within the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, approximately south of Igloolik.

It was established in 1957 during the construction of a Distant Early Warning (DEW) site. Currently the settlement is home to a North Warning System radar facility and the Hall Beach Airport.

In 1971, seven sounding rockets of the Tomahawk Sandia type were launched from Hall Beach, some reaching altitudes of .

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