Faris Island

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Faris Island
Location Frobisher Bay
Coordinates 63°36′N 68°44′W / 63.600°N 68.733°W / 63.600; -68.733 (Faris Island)Coordinates: 63°36′N 68°44′W / 63.600°N 68.733°W / 63.600; -68.733 (Faris Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Faris Island (alternate: Ferris Island)[1] is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in Frobisher Bay, approximately 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest of the capital city of Iqaluit.

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Aubrey Island, Beveridge Island, Bishop Island, Cairn Island, Coffin Island, Crimmins Island, Emerick Island, Gardiner Island, Hill Island, Kudlago Island, Long Island, Mair Island, McLaren Island, Monument Island, Ptarmigan Island, Qarsau Island, Sale Island, Sybil Island, and Thompson Island.[2]


  1. ^ "Faris Island". tageo.com. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  2. ^ "Faris Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02.