Cairn Island

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Cairn Island
Cairn Island is located in Canada
Cairn Island
Cairn Island
Location in Canada
Location Frobisher Bay
Coordinates 63°40′12″N 068°27′00″W / 63.67000°N 68.45000°W / 63.67000; -68.45000 (Cairn Island)Coordinates: 63°40′12″N 068°27′00″W / 63.67000°N 68.45000°W / 63.67000; -68.45000 (Cairn Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Cairn Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in Frobisher Bay, 10.3 km (6.4 mi) southeast of the capital city of Iqaluit.

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Aubrey Island, Beveridge Island, Bishop Island, Coffin Island, Crimmins Island, Emerick Island, Faris Island, Gardiner Island, Hill Island, Jenvey Island, Kudlago Island, Long Island, Mair Island, McLaren Island, Monument Island, Pichit Island, Ptarmigan Island, Qarsau Island, Sale Island, Sybil Island, and Thompson Island.[1]


  1. ^ "Cairn Island". Retrieved 2009-07-03.