Frobisher's Farthest

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Frobisher's Farthest
Geography
Location Frobisher Bay
Coordinates 63°30′N 68°01′W / 63.50°N 68.01°W / 63.50; -68.01 (Frobisher's Farthest)Coordinates: 63°30′N 68°01′W / 63.50°N 68.01°W / 63.50; -68.01 (Frobisher's Farthest)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 15 sq mi (39 km2)
Country
Canada
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Frobisher's Farthest at Atlas of Canada

Frobisher's Farthest is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in Frobisher Bay, southeast of Iqaluit. It is 15 sq mi (39 km2) in size.[1]

The island was named by Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall.[2]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Algerine Island, Alligator Island, McBride Island, Mitchell Island, and Pink Lady Island.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frobisher's Farthest at Atlas of Canada
  2. ^ Stenton, Douglas (August 1, 1997). "Who was Sylvia Grinnell?". Nunatsiaq News. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Frobisher's Farthest". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-13.