Thompson Island (Nunavut)

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Thompson Island
[[Inuktitut|Native name]]: Twer-oong Island
Geography
Location Frobisher Bay
Coordinates 63°29′N68°28′W / 63.483°N 68.467°W / 63.483; -68.467 (Thompson Island) Coordinates: 63°29′N68°28′W / 63.483°N 68.467°W / 63.483; -68.467 (Thompson Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Thompson Island (variant: Twer-oong Island) [1] is an uninhabited island off the shore of Baffin Island located in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the territory of Nunavut. The island lies in Frobisher Bay, south of Faris Island and Hill Island.

Baffin Island mostly Arctic island in Nunavut, Canada

Baffin Island, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth-largest island in the world. Its area is 507,451 km2 (195,928 sq mi) and its population is about 11,000. It is located in the region of 70° N and 75° W.

Nunavut Territory of Canada

Nunavut is the newest, largest, and most northerly territory of Canada. It was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999, via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, though the boundaries had been drawn in 1993. The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's political map since the incorporation of the province of Newfoundland in 1949.

Frobisher Bay bay

Frobisher Bay is an inlet of the Labrador Sea in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the southeastern corner of Baffin Island. Its length is about 230 km (140 mi) and its width varies from about 40 km (25 mi) at its outlet into the Labrador Sea to roughly 20 km (12 mi) towards its inner end.

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References

  1. "Thompson Island". mapplanet.com. Retrieved 2008-09-16.