Sakkiak Island

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Sakkiak Island
Geography
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 64°09′N 76°33′W / 64.15°N 76.55°W / 64.15; -76.55 (Sakkiak Island)Coordinates: 64°09′N 76°33′W / 64.15°N 76.55°W / 64.15; -76.55 (Sakkiak Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Sakkiak Island at Atlas of Canada

Sakkiak Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands located in Hudson Strait, Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, separated by deep water from Cape Dorset, Nunavut, 1.5 mi (2.4 km) to the south-southwest. The island is approximately 6 km2 (2.3 sq mi) in size, 2.25 mi (3.62 km) long, and 1 mi (1.6 km) wide. The elevation is approximately 65 m (213 ft) above sea level.[1]

Cape Dorset, an Inuit hamlet on Dorset Island, is approximately 9.7 km (6.0 mi) away.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 14. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Sakkiak Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-02-16.