Canadian Military Investigate Mysterious Sounds Coming From Arctic
Mysterious ‘pinging sounds’ drew Canadian forces to a remote region of the Arctic to investigate disappearing wildlife and strange sightings. The Canadian military has sent a surveillance aircraft to a remote region of the Arctic to investigate a pinging sound coming from the ocean floor that locals claim is driving away the wildlife. There have been various reports of sightings of mysterious objects in Canada’s Arctic waters over the years. National Post reports: The government of Nunavut asked Ottawa to investigate the sounds, prompting the decision to send a CP-140 Aurora aircraft to conduct surveillance of Fury and Hecla Strait, northwest of the hamlet of Igloolik. Descriptions of the noises range from pings to beeps or a hum. They have been reported by hunters in the region, who worry they are driving away animals. Paul Quassa, a member of Nunavut’s legislative assembly, told lawmakers last month the sounds are coming from the sea floor. “The sound that has been heard in the area seems to be emitted from the seabed and underwater,” Quassa said in an Oct. 25 statement. “Our constituents as well as hunters and boaters have reported that the area in question is almost devoid of sea mammals and that hunting has been […]
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