Amherst Island (Nunavut)
|Native name: Saglarjuk|
|Archipelago||Canadian Arctic Archipelago|
Amherst Island (Inuktitut: Saglarjuk) is one of several uninhabited, irregularly shaped islands located on the south side of the Fury and Hecla Strait of Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region within the northern Canadian Arctic. It is west of Liddon Island, north of Grinnell Lake on the mainland's Melville Peninsula, and south of Baffin Island.
The island is named for Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst.
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