John Barrow Island

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John Barrow Island
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 76°36′N 097°09′W / 76.600°N 97.150°W / 76.600; -97.150 (John Barrow Island)Coordinates: 76°36′N 097°09′W / 76.600°N 97.150°W / 76.600; -97.150 (John Barrow Island)
Archipelago Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Territory Nunavut
Population Uninhabited

John Barrow Island is a member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the territory of Nunavut. It is an elongated island located midway in the Penny Strait between Bathurst Island and Devon Island.

It is named in honour of Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, Permanent Secretary to British Prime Minister Lord (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey).


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