Hector Island

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Hector Island
Location Hudson Strait
Coordinates 63°38′59″N 072°2′00″W / 63.64972°N 72.03333°W / 63.64972; -72.03333 (Hector Island)Coordinates: 63°38′59″N 072°2′00″W / 63.64972°N 72.03333°W / 63.64972; -72.03333 (Hector Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Hector Island[1] is an uninhabited Canadian arctic island located in Hudson Strait. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region.

Amadjuak, an Inuit settlement, is 44.5 km (27.7 mi) to the north.[2]


  1. ^ "Hector Island, Nunavut". atlas.nrcan.gc.ca. Archived from the original on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Geographic features & Photographs around Hector Island, in Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-02-24.