Iglunga

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Iglunga (previously: Iglungayut) was an Inuit settlement, now uninhabited, in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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It is located on a Baffin Island offshore island at the southern entrance into Bon Accord Harbour,[1] southwest of Auyuittuq National Park Reserve. The nearest community is Pangnirtung. The elevation is 3 ft (0.91 m). The name change from Iglungayut to Iglunga occurred 4 July 1957.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dodd, G. J.; G. P. Benson, D. T. Watts (1976). Arctic pilot 3. Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept (Digitized Apr 3, 2009 ed.). Hydrographer of the Navy. p. 289. 
  2. ^ Arctic 11 (Digitized Dec 20, 2006 ed.). Arctic Institute of North America. 1958. p. 129. 

Coordinates: 66°16′N 67°9′W / 66.267°N 67.150°W / 66.267; -67.150 (Iglunga)