King Island (Nunavut)

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King Island
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°36′N 64°46′W / 60.60°N 64.77°W / 60.60; -64.77 (King Island)Coordinates: 60°36′N 64°46′W / 60.60°N 64.77°W / 60.60; -64.77 (King Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

King Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is located at the confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea.

King Island has a noticeable cliff on its southeastern side.

It is a member of the Button Islands and is situated southwest of MacColl Island.[1] Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Clark Island, Holdridge Island, Leading Island, Niels Island, and Observation Island.[2]


  1. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait" (PDF). National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 24, 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  2. ^ "King Island". Retrieved 2009-07-19.