Niels Island

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Niels Island
Geography
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)Coordinates: 60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Country
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Niels Island at Atlas of Canada

Niels 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.

Niels Island, a member of the Button Islands, is small and lies southwest of Holdridge Island.[1]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Clark Island, Dolphin Island, Holdridge Island, King Island, and Leading Island.[2]

References[edit]

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