Tukarak Island

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Tukarak Island
Geography
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 56°15′N 78°45′W / 56.250°N 78.750°W / 56.250; -78.750 (Tukarak Island)Coordinates: 56°15′N 78°45′W / 56.250°N 78.750°W / 56.250; -78.750 (Tukarak Island)
Archipelago Belcher Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 349 km2 (135 sq mi)
Coastline 174 km (108.1 mi)
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Sea Islands at Atlas of Canada[1]

Tukarak Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located in Hudson Bay, it is a member of the Belcher Islands group.[2] Along with Flaherty Island, Innetalling Island, and Kugong Island, it is one of the four large islands in the group.[3]

It is dotted with several lakes, one of which is also called Tukarak. Flaherty Island faces it across Omarolluk Sound all along its western side. It is bounded by Fairweather Sound on its south side. Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Bradbury Island, Dove Island, Karlay Island, and Nero Island.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sea Islands". atlas.nrcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  2. ^ Publications 77 (Digitized May 5, 2009 ed.). United States Hydrographic Office. 1946. p. 391. 
  3. ^ "Section 15, Chart Information". pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 322. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  4. ^ "Tukarak Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 

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