Brock Island

Coordinates: 77°51′N 114°27′W / 77.850°N 114.450°W / 77.850; -114.450 (Brock Island)
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Brock Island
Brock Island, Northwest Territories
Brock Island is located in Northwest Territories
Brock Island
Brock Island
Brock Island is located in Canada
Brock Island
Brock Island
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates77°51′N 114°27′W / 77.850°N 114.450°W / 77.850; -114.450 (Brock Island)
ArchipelagoQueen Elizabeth Islands
Arctic Archipelago
Area764 km2 (295 sq mi)
Length41 km (25.5 mi)
Width39 km (24.2 mi)
TerritoryNorthwest Territories

Brock Island is one of the uninhabited members of the Queen Elizabeth Islands of the Arctic Archipelago located in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Located at 77°51'N 114°27'W, it measures 764 km2 (295 sq mi) in size and lies close to Mackenzie King Island. The first known sighting of the island by a European was by Vilhjalmur Stefansson in 1915 and it was later named for Reginald W. Brock, Dean of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia.[1]


Terra MODIS satellite image of Brock Island (left) and Mackenzie King Island (centre).
  1. ^ Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (1922). The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions. New York: Macmillan.

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