trading post (1991 pop. 974), N Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada, opposite Bylot Island. A government radio station, a post of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Anglican and Roman Catholic missions are located there.
The 60% of the region's Inuit population living beyond Iqaluit reside in communities ranging in size from approximately 130 Inuit residents in Grise Fiord to 1500 in Pond Inlet (see Table 1; Statistics Canada, 2011).
To develop Night, for example, artists from Toronto's Human Cargo theatre company spent three months, over the course of three winters, in the round-the-clock darkness of Pond Inlet, Nunavut (in Canada's northernmost territory) and Akureyri, Iceland.
The story also comes alive through Dueck's relating of his encounters with local residents on several stops at communities along the route (Dutch Harbour, Tin City, Wales, and Barrow, Alaska; Herschel Island, Yukon; Tuktoyaktuk, Sachs Harbour, and Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories; Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven, and Pond Inlet, Nunavut; Nain, Labrador).
It includes stream channel stabilization and desirable course adjustment; removal of silt layer among many sections of the stream channel and corresponding exposure of the former streambed; pond water levels maintaining depth and duration corresponding to rainfall and dry periods; and pond inlet and outlet elevations functioning as planned.
Their family comes from the northern end of Baffin Island and their life was traditionally spent between Pond Inlet on the Eastern shore and Igloolik, which is beyond the eastern side of Baffin on a small island off the Melville Peninsula.