Nettilling Lake


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Nettilling Lake

(nĕch`ĭlĭng), freshwater lake, 1,956 sq mi (5,066 sq km), S Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada; one of the largest lakes entirely within Canada. It is located in an arctic lowland region and is fed by Amadjuak Lake and by numerous streams that drain the tundra. It empties through the Koukdjuak west into Foxe Basin. The lake is frozen most of the year.
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Until 1944, Inuit living on Foxe Peninsula received caribou skins and meat from family members living at Nettilling Lake (PP).
During summer, caribou abundance was always lower on this plateau than northwest of Nettilling Lake, and in winter it was even lower (EN1, EN2, PA2).
1920, but there were fewer than northwest of Nettilling Lake (EA, Fig.
1916-23 many caribou occurred along the northwestern shore of Nettilling Lake (Fig.
Palynology of sediment cores taken from Nettilling Lake permitted extrapolation from present bioclimatic conditions to 4750 years B.
Key Words: Baffin Island, Nettilling Lake, low arctic vegetation, bioclimate, remote sensing, palynology, automatic climate station, climate change
Accordingly, the northern limit of this zone is approximately on the Arctic Circle at Nettilling Lake.
Soper at Nettilling Lake in 1925 provided support for this interpretation.
1); and ear-tagging of caribou on the Koukdjuak River and eastern Nettilling Lake.
In the May 1944 diary summary for the Hudson's Bay Company post in Cape Dorset (HBC, 1944), the post manager remarked that two members of the Pootoogook family had been at Nettilling Lake for a full year and returned on 18 May 1944 with a supply of caribou skins and meat for the next year.
No Cape Dorset informants reported hunting near Nettilling Lake [during 1946-50], although caribou were not found closer to the coast of Hudson Strait [until the 1950s] (Ferguson, unpubl.
1990) was asked by the HBC to change his fox-trapping area from Nettilling Lake to southeastern Cumberland Peninsula for two years.