Graham Island (Nunavut)

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Graham Island
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Graham Island, Nunavut
Geography
Location Norwegian Bay
Coordinates 77°25′N 90°30′W / 77.417°N 90.500°W / 77.417; -90.500 (Graham Island)
Archipelago Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 1,378 km2 (532 sq mi)
Length 55 km (34.2 mi)
Width 40 km (25 mi)
Country
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Graham Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. A member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is located in Norwegian Bay off the coast of Ellesmere Island. Located at 77°25'N 90°30'W it has an area of 1,378 km2 (532 sq mi), 55 kilometres (34 mi) long and 40 kilometres (25 mi) wide.[1] It was named in 1910.

There is a second, much smaller (about 2.0 × 0.5 km), Graham Island, also in Nunavut, off of Boothia Peninsula. It was named in 1966.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Atlas of Canada - Sea Islands". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-05-05. 

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