Leading Island

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Leading Island
Geography
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°35′39″N 64°44′54″W / 60.59417°N 64.74833°W / 60.59417; -64.74833 (Leading Island)Coordinates: 60°35′39″N 64°44′54″W / 60.59417°N 64.74833°W / 60.59417; -64.74833 (Leading Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Highest elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Country
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Leading Island at Atlas of Canada

Leading Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is located at the confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea.

Leading Island, west of Holdridge Island, is a small islet with an elevation of only 9 m (30 ft) above sea level. It is a member of the Button Islands.[1]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Dolphin Island, King Island, Niels Island, and Observation Island.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 7. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Leading Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19.