Kagloryuak River

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Kagloryuak River
Mouth Prince Albert Sound
70°17′03″N 111°30′13″W / 70.28417°N 111.50361°W / 70.28417; -111.50361 (Kagloryuak River)Coordinates: 70°17′03″N 111°30′13″W / 70.28417°N 111.50361°W / 70.28417; -111.50361 (Kagloryuak River)
Basin countries Canada
Source elevation 10 m (33 ft)[1]
Mouth elevation Sea level

The Kagloryuak River is located on Victoria Island in Northern Canada, commencing in Nunavut and ending in the Northwest Territories. Starting from the central plains, it flows west into Prince Albert Sound.[2]

The Kagloryuak River Valley has a density of King Eiders and Canada Geese.[3] In 2007, the Kagloryuak River Valley became a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat Site[4]

The river is an important source of Arctic charr for the community of Holman.[5]

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  1. ^ "Kagloryuak River ca. 10 m". geonames.org. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  2. ^ "Canadian Environmental Assessment Archives". Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. December 31, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  3. ^ Dickson, Lynne (2005). "Sea Duck Joint Venture: Annual Project Summary for Endorsed Projects" (PDF). Sea Duck Joint Venture. p. 2. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  4. ^ "Identify key bird habitat sites and recommend areas for protection and/or WHSRN nomination". mb.ec.gc.ca. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  5. ^ "Holman Charr Newsletter, Vol. 2". fishfp.sasktelwebhosting.com. June 16, 1997. Retrieved 2009-03-10.