Hoppner Island

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Hoppner Island
Geography
Location Georgian Bay
Coordinates 45°25′01″N 80°21′59″W / 45.416812°N 80.366401°W / 45.416812; -80.366401
Country
Canada
Province Ontario
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Hoppner Island[1] is an island in Ontario's Georgian Bay.

The island is one of several landforms named in honor of Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer Henry Parkyns Hoppner who surveyed the region during William Edward Parry's First, Second, and Third Arctic Expeditions.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoppner Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 
  2. ^ Ontario Historical Society (1910). Ontario History. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus Reprint Co. p. 44. OCLC 22735988.