List of protected areas of Nunavut

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This is a list of protected areas of Nunavut.

National parks[edit]

Name Access point/community Area Coordinates Image
Auyuittuq National Park[1][2] Pangnirtung/Qikiqtarjuaq 19,707 km2 (7,609 sq mi) 67°53′N 065°01′W / 67.883°N 65.017°W / 67.883; -65.017 (Auyuittuq National Park) Mount Asgard 3 2001-07-25.jpg
Qausuittuq National Park[3] Resolute 11,000 km2 (4,200 sq mi) 76°00′N 100°00′W / 76.000°N 100.000°W / 76.000; -100.000 (Qausuittuq National Park) Arctic poppy among rocks.jpg
Quttinirpaaq National Park[4][5] Resolute 37,775 km2 (14,585 sq mi) 81°34′N 068°25′W / 81.567°N 68.417°W / 81.567; -68.417 (Quttinirpaaq National Park) Quttinirtaaq 1 1997-08-05.jpg
Sirmilik National Park[6][7] Arctic Bay/Pond Inlet 22,200 km2 (8,600 sq mi) 73°00′N 081°00′W / 73.000°N 81.000°W / 73.000; -81.000 (Sirmilik National Park) Sirmilik Glacier 2 1997-08-06.jpg
Ukkusiksalik National Park[8][9] Baker Lake/Chesterfield Inlet/
Coral Harbour/Rankin Inlet/
Repulse Bay
23,500 km2 (9,100 sq mi) 65°20′N 087°18′W / 65.333°N 87.300°W / 65.333; -87.300 (Ukkusiksalik National Park) Ursus maritimus 2 1996-07-23.jpg

Territorial parks[edit]

Kitikmeot Region[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park 1978 Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park
Bloody Falls.jpg
67°44′N 115°22′W / 67.733°N 115.367°W / 67.733; -115.367 (Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park)
Northwest Passage Territorial Park 68°38′N 95°53′W / 68.633°N 95.883°W / 68.633; -95.883 (Northwest Passage Territorial Park)
Ovayok Territorial Park Ovayok Territorial Park
Ovayok.jpg
69°10′N 10°43′W / 69.167°N 10.717°W / 69.167; -10.717 (Ovayok Territorial Park)

Kivalliq Region[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Inuujarvik Territorial Park (Inuujaarvik) 64°19′N 96°05′W / 64.317°N 96.083°W / 64.317; -96.083 (Inuujarvik Territorial Park)
Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park 2002 62°53′N 92°10′W / 62.883°N 92.167°W / 62.883; -92.167 (Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park)

Qikiqtaaluk Region[edit]

Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates
Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk National Historic Site 61°08′N 93°59′W / 61.133°N 93.983°W / 61.133; -93.983 (Arvia'juaq and Qikiqtaarjuk National Historic Site)
Katannilik Territorial Park 1993 Katannilik Territorial Park
Entering Katannilik Territorial Park.jpg
62°54′N 69°51′W / 62.900°N 69.850°W / 62.900; -69.850 (Katannilik Territorial Park Reserve)
Kekerten Territorial Park 2002
Kekerten Historic Park.jpg
65°42′N 65°49′W / 65.700°N 65.817°W / 65.700; -65.817 (Kekerten Territorial Park)
Mallikjuaq Territorial Park 2003
Mallikjuaq Thule site 1 1995-06-19.jpg
64°14′N 76°37′W / 64.233°N 76.617°W / 64.233; -76.617 (Mallikjuaq Territorial Park)
Pisuktinu Tunngavik Territorial Park 66°09′N 65°41′W / 66.150°N 65.683°W / 66.150; -65.683 (Pisuktinu Tunngavik Territorial Park)
Qaummaarviit Territorial Park 1974 63°43′N 68°30′W / 63.717°N 68.500°W / 63.717; -68.500 (Qaummaarviit Territorial Park)
Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park 1974 Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park
Driving through Sylvia Grinnel National Park.jpg
63°46′N 69°39′W / 63.767°N 69.650°W / 63.767; -69.650 (Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park)
Tamaarvik Territorial Park 72°42′N 77°57′W / 72.700°N 77.950°W / 72.700; -77.950 (Tamaarvik Territorial Park)
Taqaiqsirvik Territorial Park 62°52′N 69°54′W / 62.867°N 69.900°W / 62.867; -69.900 (Taqaiqsirvik Territorial Park)
Tupirvik Territorial Park 74°45′N 95°03′W / 74.750°N 95.050°W / 74.750; -95.050 (Tupirvik Territorial Park)

Other[edit]

Name Type Access point/community Area Coordinates Image
Akimiski Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[10] Bird sanctuary Attawapiskat First Nation, Ontario 3,367 km2 (1,300 sq mi) 53°01′N 081°20′W / 53.017°N 81.333°W / 53.017; -81.333 (Akimiski Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Akimiski Island NASA.jpg
Akpait National Wildlife Area[11]
(Reid Bay)
National Wildlife Area Qikiqtarjuaq 774 km2 (299 sq mi) 66°56′N 061°46′W / 66.933°N 61.767°W / 66.933; -61.767 (Akpait National Wildlife Area)
Boatswain Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary[12] Bird sanctuary Waskaganish, Quebec 179 km2 (69 sq mi) 51°50′N 078°52′W / 51.833°N 78.867°W / 51.833; -78.867 (Boatswain Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary)
Bowman Bay Wildlife Sanctuary[13] Wildlife refuge Cape Dorset 1,079 km2 (417 sq mi) 65°42′N 073°29′W / 65.700°N 73.483°W / 65.700; -73.483 (Bowman Bay Wildlife Sanctuary)
Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[14] Bird sanctuary Pond Inlet 12,635 km2 (4,878 sq mi) 73°14′N 078°35′W / 73.233°N 78.583°W / 73.233; -78.583 (Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Bylot Island.jpg
Dewey Soper Migratory Bird Sanctuary[15] Bird sanctuary Cape Dorset 7,930 km2 (3,060 sq mi) 66°10′N 074°00′W / 66.167°N 74.000°W / 66.167; -74.000 (Dewey Soper Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Permafrost thaw ponds in Hudson Bay Canada near Greenland.jpg
East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary[16] Bird sanctuary Coral Harbour 1,138 km2 (439 sq mi) 64°01′N 082°07′W / 64.017°N 82.117°W / 64.017; -82.117 (East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Wfm southampton island.jpg
Harry Gibbons Migratory Bird Sanctuary[17] Bird sanctuary Coral Harbour 1,224 km2 (473 sq mi) 63°49′N 085°48′W / 63.817°N 85.800°W / 63.817; -85.800 (Harry Gibbons Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Wfm southampton island.jpg
McConnell River Migratory Bird Sanctuary[18] Bird sanctuary Arviat 354 km2 (137 sq mi) 60°50′N 094°20′W / 60.833°N 94.333°W / 60.833; -94.333 (McConnell River Migratory Bird Sanctuary)
Niginganiq National Wildlife Area[19]
(Isabella Bay). Specialized sanctuary for bowhead whales.
National Wildlife Area Clyde River 3,362 km2 (1,298 sq mi) 69°35′N 68°00′W / 69.583°N 68.000°W / 69.583; -68.000 (Niginganiq National Wildlife Area)
Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area[20]
(Coburg Island National Wildlife Area)
National Wildlife Area Grise Fiord 1,650 km2 (640 sq mi) 75°57′N 079°18′W / 75.950°N 79.300°W / 75.950; -79.300 (Nirjutiqavvik National Wildlife Area) Coburg Island in Jones Sound.jpg
Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area[21] National Wildlife Area Resolute 2,675 km2 (1,033 sq mi) 75°42′N 098°51′W / 75.700°N 98.850°W / 75.700; -98.850 (Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area) Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area.jpg
Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[22] Bird sanctuary Resolute 311 km2 (120 sq mi) 74°02′N 90°04′W / 74.033°N 90.067°W / 74.033; -90.067 (Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Tip of Prince Leopold Island.jpg
Qaqulluit National Wildlife Area[23]
(Cape Searle)
National Wildlife Area Qikiqtarjuaq 398 km2 (154 sq mi) 67°14′N 062°28′W / 67.233°N 62.467°W / 67.233; -62.467 (Qaqulluit National Wildlife Area)
Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary[24] Bird sanctuary Cambridge Bay 61,765 km2 (23,848 sq mi) 67°05′N 101°45′W / 67.083°N 101.750°W / 67.083; -101.750 (Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary) Map indicating Queen Maud Gulf, Nunavut, Canada.png
Seymour Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[25] Bird sanctuary Resolute 28 km2 (11 sq mi) 76°48′N 101°16′W / 76.800°N 101.267°W / 76.800; -101.267 (Seymour Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary)
Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary[26] Wildlife refuge Baker Lake 52,000 km2 (20,000 sq mi) 64°50′N 102°10′W / 64.833°N 102.167°W / 64.833; -102.167 (Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary) Thelon river from halfway hills.jpg
Twin Islands Wildlife Sanctuary[27] Wildlife refuge Chisasibi, Quebec 301 km2 (116 sq mi) 53°10′N 079°55′W / 53.167°N 79.917°W / 53.167; -79.917 (Twin Islands Wildlife Sanctuary)

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