Beacon Island (Hudson Strait, Nunavut)
Location in Canada
|Archipelago||Canadian Arctic Archipelago|
|Source: Beacon Island at Atlas of Canada|
Beacon Island is an uninhabited island located in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies in the Nascopie Reefs, just east of Dorset Island, itself a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait. The closest community is Kimmirut, 20.9 km (13.0 mi) away.
Other islands in the immediate vicinity include: Lavoie Island, Wishart Island, Nuvursirpaaraaluk Island, Lee Island, Forder Island, Poodlatee Island, Uugalautiit Island, Black Bluff Island, Aulassivik Island, Ijjurittiak Island, Ivisaat Island, Glasgow Island, Juet Island, and High Bluff Island.
Three other Beacon Islands exist in Nunavut:
- One in Cumberland Sound
- One in North Bay, Baffin Island, south of Anguttuaq Island
- One in Ungava Bay, off Cape Naujaat, on the west side of the mouth of the George River
- "Beacon Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
- Beacon Island (Hudson Strait) in the Atlas of Canada - Toporama; Natural Resources Canada
- Beacon Island (Cumberland Sound) in the Atlas of Canada - Toporama; Natural Resources Canada
- Beacon Island (North Bay) in the Atlas of Canada - Toporama; Natural Resources Canada
- Beacon Island (Ungava Bay) in the Atlas of Canada - Toporama; Natural Resources Canada
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