Jackson Inlet

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Jackson Inlet (73°18′N 088°45′W / 73.300°N 88.750°W / 73.300; -88.750 (Jackson Inlet)Coordinates: 73°18′N 088°45′W / 73.300°N 88.750°W / 73.300; -88.750 (Jackson Inlet))[1] is a body of water in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region. It lies east of Lancaster Sound and cuts into Baffin Island's Brodeur Peninsula.


Nanisivik, a company mining town, is located 120 km (75 mi) to the east.[2]

The inlet and surrounding area has been explored for diamonds and other potential mining resources.[3]


  1. ^ "Jackson Inlet". tageo.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  2. ^ George, Jane (2001-11-16). "Mining in Nunavut: lots of sizzle, no steak". nunatsiaq.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  3. ^ Twin Mining Corporation (May 17, 2006). "TWIN MINING FILES JACKSON INLET 43-101 TECHNICAL REPORT AS PART OF CREATING NEW DIAMOND EXPLORATION VENTURE". atgoldinc.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21.