Kugong Island

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Kugong Island
Geography
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 56°20′N 079°50′W / 56.333°N 79.833°W / 56.333; -79.833 (Kugong Island)Coordinates: 56°20′N 079°50′W / 56.333°N 79.833°W / 56.333; -79.833 (Kugong Island)
Archipelago Belcher Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 321 km2 (124 sq mi)
Length 54 km (33.6 mi)
Coastline 184 km (114.3 mi)
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Sea Islands at Atlas of Canada[1]

Kugong Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located in Hudson Bay, it is the westernmost member of the Belcher Islands group.[2] Along with Flaherty Island, Innetalling Island, and Tukarak Island, it is one of the four large islands in the group.[3] Kugong Island and Flaherty Island are separated by the Churchill Sound.

Fauna[edit]

Arctic hare are common on the island.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sea Islands". atlas.nrcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  2. ^ Publications 77 (Digitized May 5, 2009 ed.). United States. Hydrographic Office. 1946. p. 391. 
  3. ^ "Section 15, Chart Information". pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 322. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  4. ^ Chapman, Joseph A.; John E. C. Flux (1991). Rabbits, hares and pikas: status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN. p. 69. ISBN 2-8317-0019-1.