Juet Island

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Juet Island
Geography
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 62°36′N 69°30′W / 62.600°N 69.500°W / 62.600; -69.500 (Juet Island)Coordinates: 62°36′N 69°30′W / 62.600°N 69.500°W / 62.600; -69.500 (Juet Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Juet Island at Atlas of Canada

Juet Island is an uninhabited island located in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait. The closest community is Kimmirut, 35.2 km (21.9 mi) away.[1] Other islands in the immediate vicinity include: Lavoie Island, Wishart Island, Nuvursirpaaraaluk Island, Lee Island, Forder Island, Poodlatee Island, Beacon Island, Black Bluff Island, Aulassivik Island, Ijjurittiak Island, Ivisaat Island, Glasgow Island, and Uugalautiit Island. Eight pre-Dorset or early Dorset culture sites were excavated on the island and a nearby area on Baffin Island.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juet Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  2. ^ National Museum of Canada; Geological Survey of Canada; Victoria Memorial Museum (Canada); Canada. Dept. of Mines (1967). Bulletin. Government Printing Bureau. p. 209. Retrieved 26 June 2012.