Inuksuk Point

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Coordinates: 64°34′18.7″N 078°10′16.68″W / 64.571861°N 78.1713000°W / 64.571861; -78.1713000 (Inuksuk Point)


Inuksuk Point
National Historic Site of Canada
Inuksugalait Foxe-PI 2002-07-26.jpg
Inuksuit at the Inuksuk Point
Province Nunavut
Municipality Cape Dorset

Inuksuk Point (Enukso Point, Inuksugalait) is small peninsula on Foxe Peninsula, Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada.

This location is renowned due to a group of more than 100 inuksuit - stone cairns built by indigenous people.[1] The site has been a National Historic Site of Canada since 1969.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scott Heyes. Protecting the authenticity and integrity of inuksuit within the arctic milieu, Études/Inuit/Studies, Volume 26, numéro 2, 2002, p. 133-156, accessed in 19 Feb 2010 [1]
  2. ^ Inuksuk. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 30 October 2013.

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