Colin Archer Peninsula

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Colin Archer Peninsula is located on the northwestern Devon Island, a part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It stretches eastward into Baffin Bay. It is named in honor of Colin Archer, naval architect and shipbuilder.

Fauna and flora[edit]

The peninsula is frequented by wintering Bearded seals, Ringed seals, polar bears, and walrus.

Cape Vera, at the eastern end of the peninsula, is a breeding site for the Northern Fulmar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cape Vera, Devon Island, Nunavut". bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 

Coordinates: 76°15′N 90°15′W / 76.250°N 90.250°W / 76.250; -90.250 (Colin Archer Peninsula)