Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Storm Lookout

In the vast wastes above the Arctic Circle, where much of the world's weather is generated, Canada has only two weather stations equipped for long-range forecasting and the U.S. has only three (at Thule in Greenland, at Barrow and Kotzebue, in Alaska). To achieve a closer study and better forecasting, Canada and the U.S. joined last week in a plan for more observation posts.

Reconstruction Minister Clarence Decatur Howe announced that within the next three years, nine new weather stations for long-range forecasting will be built above the Arctic Circle. Canadians will be in...

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