Alareak Island

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Alareak Island
Alareak Island is located in Canada
Alareak Island

Location in Canada
Geography
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 64°19′02″N 075°35′54″W / 64.31722°N 75.59833°W / 64.31722; -75.59833 (Alareak Island)Coordinates: 64°19′02″N 075°35′54″W / 64.31722°N 75.59833°W / 64.31722; -75.59833 (Alareak Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Highest elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Alareak Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait on the southwest side of Andrew Gordon Bay.[1] It is situated at approximately 1 m (3 ft 3 in) above sea level.[2]

Cape Dorset, an Inuit hamlet on Dorset Island, is approximately 33 km (21 mi) to the west-southwest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chart Information". pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 14. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Alareak Island ca. 1 m". geonames.org. Retrieved 2009-02-16.