Wishart Island

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Wishart Island
Geography
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 62°43′N 069°34′W / 62.717°N 69.567°W / 62.717; -69.567 (Wishart Island)Coordinates: 62°43′N 069°34′W / 62.717°N 69.567°W / 62.717; -69.567 (Wishart Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Country
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Wishart Island at Atlas of Canada

Wishart Island is an uninhabited island located in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait, and a member of the Sheer Islands. The closest community is Kimmirut, 23.1 km (14.4 mi) away.[1]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include: Lavoie Island, Poodlatee Island, Black Bluff Island, Lee Island, Forder Island, Nuvursirpaaraaluk Island, Beacon Island, Aulassivik Island, Ijjurittiak Island, Ivisaat Island, Glasgow Island, Juet Island, and Uugalautiit Island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wishart Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01.