Cape Liddon

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Cape Liddon is an uninhabited headland on Devon Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the southwestern coast of the island at Radstock Bay.

Geography[edit]

The habitat is characterized by open sea, rocky marine shores, and Silurian limestone coastal cliffs that rise to an elevation of 300 m (980 ft) above sea level . It is 3.5 km (2.2 mi) in size.

Fauna[edit]

The cape is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU059), an International Biological Program site (Region 9, #2-15) and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site. Notable bird species include Black Guillemot and Northern Fulmar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cape Liddon". bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2009-04-23. 

Coordinates: 74°37′59″N 091°04′59″W / 74.63306°N 91.08306°W / 74.63306; -91.08306 (Cape Liddon)