Brock Island

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Brock Island
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Brock Island, Northwest Territories
Geography
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 77°51′N 114°27′W / 77.850°N 114.450°W / 77.850; -114.450 (Brock Island)Coordinates: 77°51′N 114°27′W / 77.850°N 114.450°W / 77.850; -114.450 (Brock Island)
Archipelago Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 764 km2 (295 sq mi)
Length 41 km (25.5 mi)
Width 39 km (24.2 mi)
Country
Canada
Territory  Northwest Territories
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Brock Island is one of the uninhabited islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago located in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Located at 77°51'N 114°27'W, it measures 764 km2 (295 sq mi) in size and lies close to Mackenzie King Island. The first known sighting of the island was by Vilhjalmur Stefansson in 1915.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (1922). The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions. New York: Macmillan. 

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