Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area: CW66-373/2017E-PDF

"Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area (NWA) on Bathurst Island, Nunavut, is one of the largest NWAs in Canada at over 2636 square kilometres. It was created in 1986 and features an unusual concentration and diversity of wildlife species for its latitude. The area includes extensive wetlands surrounded by ridges that are basically polar desert. Many long-term scientific studies of arctic animals and the ecosystem have been conducted at the research station in Polar Bear Pass."

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Department/Agency Environment and Climate Change Canada. Prairie and Northern Region.
Title Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Réserve nationale de faune de Polar Bear Pass. Incorrect catalogue number (CW66-373/2014E-PDF) and ISBN (978-1-100-23212-6) printed in this publication.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages [1] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • CW66-373/2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Conservation areas