Kugong Island

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Kugong Island
Kugong Island is located in Nunavut
Kugong Island
Kugong Island
Location in Nunavut
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 56°20′N 079°50′W / 56.333°N 79.833°W / 56.333; -79.833 (Kugong Island)Coordinates: 56°20′N 079°50′W / 56.333°N 79.833°W / 56.333; -79.833 (Kugong Island)
Archipelago Belcher Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 321 km2 (124 sq mi)
Length 54 km (33.6 mi)
Coastline 184 km (114.3 mi)
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited
Source: Sea Islands at Atlas of Canada[1]

Kugong Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located in Hudson Bay, it is the westernmost member of the Belcher Islands group.[2] Along with Flaherty Island, Innetalling Island, and Tukarak Island, it is one of the four large islands in the group.[3] Kugong Island and Flaherty Island are separated by the Churchill Sound.


Arctic hare are common on the island.[4]


  1. ^ "Sea Islands". atlas.nrcan.gc.ca. Archived from the original on 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  2. ^ Publications. 77 (Digitized May 5, 2009 ed.). United States. Hydrographic Office. 1946. p. 391. 
  3. ^ "Section 15, Chart Information" (PDF). pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 322. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2004-11-19. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
  4. ^ Chapman, Joseph A.; John E. C. Flux (1991). Rabbits, hares and pikas: status survey and conservation action plan. IUCN. p. 69. ISBN 2-8317-0019-1.