Real Estate in Hall Beach, Nunavut
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Hall Beach (Inuktitut: Sanirajak (the shoreline), Syllabics: ?????) is an Inuit settlement within the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, approximately 69 km (43 mi) 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 (68°45?44?N 081°13?44?W) 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 270 km (170 mi).