Bear Islands

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This article is about an island group in James Bay. For the island in the Labrador Sea, see Bear Island (Nunavut). For other islands worldwide with the same name, see Bear Island (disambiguation).
Bear Islands
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 54°20′52″N 081°05′33″W / 54.34778°N 81.09250°W / 54.34778; -81.09250 (Bear Islands)Coordinates: 54°20′52″N 081°05′33″W / 54.34778°N 81.09250°W / 54.34778; -81.09250 (Bear Islands)
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

The uninhabited Bear Islands are located in James Bay, southeast of the Belcher Islands. They are part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.[1] They are made up of the North Bear Island and South Bay Island. Nearby is Sunday Island.


  1. ^ "Bear Islands, Nunavut". Retrieved 2008-08-06.