Edinburgh Island

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Edinburgh Island
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Looking south on Edinburgh Island
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Edinburgh Island
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Edinburgh Island
Geography
Location Coronation Gulf
Coordinates 68°31′N110°51′W / 68.517°N 110.850°W / 68.517; -110.850 (Edinburgh Island) [1] Coordinates: 68°31′N110°51′W / 68.517°N 110.850°W / 68.517; -110.850 (Edinburgh Island) [2]
Archipelago Arctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
Territory Nunavut
Region Kitikmeot
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited
North Warning site PIN-DA on Edinburgh Island Edinburgh Island NWT 2.jpg
North Warning site PIN-DA on Edinburgh Island

Edinburgh Island is an island located within Coronation Gulf, south of Victoria Island, in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is approximately 103 m (338 ft) above sea level. [3]

Other islands in the vicinity include Doak Island, Bate Islands, Outpost Islands, Richardson Islands, Sesqui Islands, and Sisters Islands. [4]

Edinburgh Island, PIN-DA, [5] is a former Distant Early Warning Line and a current North Warning System site.

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References

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  2. "Edinburgh Island". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  3. "Edinburgh Island ca. 103 m". geonames.org. Retrieved 2009-03-17.
  4. "Edinburgh Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-03-17.
  5. "Projects and Communities in the Database". ceaa.gc.ca. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-03-17.