Truro Island

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Truro Island
Geography
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 75°17′N 97°11′W / 75.283°N 97.183°W / 75.283; -97.183 (Truro Island)Coordinates: 75°17′N 97°11′W / 75.283°N 97.183°W / 75.283; -97.183 (Truro Island)
Archipelago Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Country
Canada
Territory  Nunavut
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Truro Island lies within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of northern Canada's territory of Nunavut. It is one of the mid-waterway islands in the McDougall Sound between Bathurst Island and Cornwallis Island. Long and narrow, the island is 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi).[1]

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment[edit]

Truro Island was the base camp for several Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment (C-ICE) studies which provide data on atmosphere, sea ice, and ocean interaction, including C-ICE'2000,[2] C-ICE'2001,[3] and C-ICE'2002.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Truro Island". nrcan.gc.ca. 2006-02-06. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  2. ^ Johnston, M.; Frederking, R. (September 2000). "Seasonal Decay of First Year Sea Ice". Canadian Hydraulics Centre, National Research Council of Canada. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  3. ^ "C-ICE 2001 Data Report". Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  4. ^ Mosscrop, David R.; Barber, D.G. (2005-02-25). "Annual Report for Research Centers and Institutes". Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 

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