Charles Island (Nunavut)

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Charles Island
Charles Island (Nunavut).jpg
Over head view of the island
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 62°38.463′N 74°18.009′W / 62.641050°N 74.300150°W / 62.641050; -74.300150 (Charles Island)Coordinates: 62°38.463′N 74°18.009′W / 62.641050°N 74.300150°W / 62.641050; -74.300150 (Charles Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Total islands 1
Area 235 km2 (91 sq mi)
Highest point 152 ft[1]
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Charles Island is an Arctic island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located within Hudson Strait, an arm of Hudson Bay. Charles Bay is on the north side of Charles Island. Cap de Nouvelle-France, on the Ungava Peninsula of Quebec, is directly southeast of the island.


  1. ^ The MacMillan World Atlas. 1996. ISBN 0-02-862244-8.