Lacy Island

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Lacy Island
Geography
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°40′32″N 64°35′54″W / 60.67556°N 64.59833°W / 60.67556; -64.59833 (Lacy Island)Coordinates: 60°40′32″N 64°35′54″W / 60.67556°N 64.59833°W / 60.67556; -64.59833 (Lacy Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Highest elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Country
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: Lacy Island at Atlas of Canada

Lacy 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. The island, a member of the Button Islands, is situated in the northeast part of the grouping.

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Goodwin Island, MacColl Island, Lawson Island, Erhardt Island, and Observation Island.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lacy Island has the highest mount of all the Button Islands, rising to 290 m (950 ft) above sea level.[2] The island is square in shape and it offers a sheltered landing area on its southwest side.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lacy Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19. 
  2. ^ Dodd, G. J.; Benson, G. P.; Watts, D. T.; Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept (1976). Arctic pilot. Hydrographer of the Navy. p. 192. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 7. Retrieved 2009-02-17.