Jacob Island

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Jacob Island
Geography
Location James Bay
Coordinates 51°46′N 79°15′W / 51.77°N 79.25°W / 51.77; -79.25 (Jacob Island)Coordinates: 51°46′N 79°15′W / 51.77°N 79.25°W / 51.77; -79.25 (Jacob Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Country
Canada
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Ethnic groups Cree

Jacob Island (variant: Wood Island) is one of several uninhabited Canadian arctic islands located in James Bay, Nunavut, Canada. It is situated outside the mouth of Rupert Bay, 11.5 km (7.1 mi) from Quebec's Pointe Saouayane on Péninsule Ministikawatin.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacob Island, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-04-21.