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Ennadai is located in Nunavut
Location of Ennadai

Ennadai is a former populated place in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located on a peninsula that juts into northeastern Ennadai Lake it faces an unnamed island. It is 250 mi (400 km) northwest of Churchill, Manitoba and 650 mi (1,050 km) west of Arviat.[1] Ennadai and the surrounding area has been the traditional home of Ihalmiut, a Caribou Inuit band.

The Ennadai Lake Meteorological Aeronautical Presentation System, a former weather station at this locale, consisted of four buildings.[1] The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals operated a base, Ennadai Lake Radio Station, (VEJ) at Ennadai from the summer of 1949 until 18 September 1954 when it was turned over to the Department of Transportation[2] An INCO Exploration Camp existed at Ennadai at about the same time.

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  1. ^ a b Fox, Greville H. (2002). North Country Aviation Tales: Search & Rescue, Jets, Bush Flying and the Airlines. Trafford Publishing. pp. 31–38. ISBN 1-55369-498-8. 
  2. ^ Crowe, Keith J. (1991). A history of the original peoples of northern Canada (2 ed.). McGill-Queen's Press. p. 180. ISBN 0-7735-0880-5. 

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Coordinates: 61°7′59″N 100°52′59″W / 61.13306°N 100.88306°W / 61.13306; -100.88306 (Ennadai)