Ukasiksalik Island

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Ukasiksalik
Geography
Coordinates 55°53′52″N 60°47′47″W / 55.897839°N 60.79628°W / 55.897839; -60.79628Coordinates: 55°53′52″N 60°47′47″W / 55.897839°N 60.79628°W / 55.897839; -60.79628
Area 99 km2 (38 sq mi)
Length 11 km (6.8 mi)
Width 9 km (5.6 mi)
Country
Province Newfoundland and Labrador

Ukasiksalik Island (also known as Newfoundland Island [1] or Freestone Island) is a small island located on Davis Inlet, Labrador, Canada. It is part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, but is distinct from the island of Newfoundland, the largest and most populous island in the province.

In 1980, government archaeologists were given a sample of "Freestone Harbor" soapstone from the quarry at the northeastern end of Ukasiksalik Island.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapplanet". Retrieved 18 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador. 1980. p. 30. 

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