Collinson Peninsula

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The Collinson Peninsula is located on eastern Victoria Island in Canada's Nunavut territory. The Storkenson Peninsula lies to the north, while M'Clintock Channel is to the east.[1]

It is named after Richard Collinson, officer of the Royal Navy, and Arctic explorer who voyaged through this area in 1853.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Earth from Space: Arctic Archipelago". European Space Agency. 29 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  2. ^ Hickey, C.G.; Savelle, J.M.; Hobson, G.B. (March 1993). "The Route of Sir John Franklin's Third Arctic Expedition: An Evaluation and Test of an Alternative Hypothesis" (PDF). Arctic. ucalgary.ca. 48 (1): 1. 

Coordinates: 70°00′N 101°10′W / 70.000°N 101.167°W / 70.000; -101.167 (Collinson Peninsula)