Melbourne Island

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Melbourne Island
[[Inuktitut|Native name]]: Qitiqtaryuaq
Geography
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 68°30′N 104°45′W / 68.500°N 104.750°W / 68.500; -104.750 (Melbourne Island)Coordinates: 68°30′N 104°45′W / 68.500°N 104.750°W / 68.500; -104.750 (Melbourne Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 381 km2 (147 sq mi)
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Kitikmeot
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Melbourne Island (Inuktitut: Qitiqtaryuaq) is an island in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located at the western end of Queen Maud Gulf, off the Kent Peninsula. To the north lies the Canadian Arctic's second largest island, Victoria Island.

Melbourne Island is oval shaped, and dominated by lakes and marshlands. It has an area of 381 km2 (147 sq mi).

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