North Kent Island
North Kent Island, Nunavut.
|Archipelago||Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
|Area||590 km2 (228 sq mi)|
|Length||42 km (26.1 mi)|
|Width||23 km (14.3 mi)|
|Highest elevation||600 m (2,000 ft)|
North Kent Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Cardigan Strait between Devon Island's Colin Archer Peninsula and Ellesmere Island's Simmons Peninsula.
The 590 km2 (230 sq mi) island's terrain is flat-topped and ice-capped, with steep cliffs.
North Kent Island is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU052), and an International Biological Program site. Notable bird species include Black Guillemot, Common Eider, Glaucous Gull, and Thayer's Gull.
- "North Kent Island". bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2009-05-08.
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