Iglunga

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Coordinates: 66°16′N67°07′W / 66.267°N 67.117°W / 66.267; -67.117 (Iglunga) [1] Coordinates: 66°16′N67°07′W / 66.267°N 67.117°W / 66.267; -67.117 (Iglunga) [1]
CountryCanada
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk

Iglunga [1] (previously: Iglungayut [2] ) was an Inuit settlement, now uninhabited, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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It is located on a Baffin Island offshore island at the southern entrance into Bon Accord Harbour, [3] southwest of Auyuittuq National Park Reserve. The nearest community is Pangnirtung. The elevation is 0.91 m (3 ft). The name change from Iglungayut to Iglunga occurred 4 July 1957. [4]

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{{Infobox settlement | official_name = Killiniq | native_name = ᑭᓪᓕᓂᖅ
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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dundas Harbour</span> Ghost town on Devon Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Iglunga". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  2. "Iglungayut". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
  3. Dodd, G. J.; G. P. Benson; D. T. Watts (1976). Arctic pilot. Vol. 3. Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept (Digitized Apr 3, 2009 ed.). Hydrographer of the Navy. p. 289.
  4. Arctic. Vol. 11 (Digitized Dec 20, 2006 ed.). Arctic Institute of North America. 1958. p. 129.