Royal Geographical Society Island

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Royal Geographical Society Island
Geography
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 69°06′N 100°15′W / 69.100°N 100.250°W / 69.100; -100.250 (Royal Geographical Society Island)Coordinates: 69°06′N 100°15′W / 69.100°N 100.250°W / 69.100; -100.250 (Royal Geographical Society Island)
Area 458 km2 (177 sq mi)
Country
Canada
Territory  Nunavut
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Ethnic groups Inuit

Royal Geographical Society Island is an island in Victoria Strait, within the Queen Maud Gulf, in the north Canadian territory of Nunavut.

It has an area of 458 km2 (177 sq mi).

Davidson Point is named after geographer George Davidson. The island was named by Capt. Roald Amundsen.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davenpor, Charles P. (1937). "Biographical memoir of George Davidson". National Academy of Sciences. nap.edu. Retrieved 2008-05-12.