Bray Island

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Bray Island, Nunavut.
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Bray Island
Geography
Location Foxe Basin
Coordinates 69°16′N77°00′W / 69.267°N 77.000°W / 69.267; -77.000 (Bray Island) [1] Coordinates: 69°16′N77°00′W / 69.267°N 77.000°W / 69.267; -77.000 (Bray Island) [1]
Archipelago Arctic Archipelago
Area689 km2 (266 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Bray Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands located in Nunavut, Canada along the southern coast of Baffin Island. It is located in Foxe Basin, at 69°16′N77°00′W / 69.267°N 77.000°W / 69.267; -77.000 (Bray Island) [1] , and has an area of 689 km2 (266 sq mi). [2]

Bray Island was the home of FOX-A, a Distant Early Warning Line and now a North Warning System site.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Bray Island". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  2. "The Atlas of Canada - Sea Islands". Natural Resources Canada. Archived from the original on 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2011-05-05.