List of protected areas of Nunavut

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This is a list of protected areas of Nunavut.

National parks[edit]

Name Type Access point/community Area Coordinates Notes
Auyuittuq National Park[1][2] National park 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
Quttinirpaaq National Park[3][4] National park 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[5][6] National park 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[7][8] National park 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]

# WD-Item Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates Upload
1 Q3364770 Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park 1978 Kugluk/Bloody Falls Territorial Park
Bloody Falls.jpg
67°44′N 115°22′W / 67.74°N 115.37°W / 67.74; -115.37 Upload a picture
2 Q3364773 Ovayok Territorial Park Ovayok Territorial Park
Ovayok.jpg
69°10′43″N 104°43′37″W / 69.1786°N 104.727°W / 69.1786; -104.727 Upload a picture


Kivalliq Region[edit]

# WD-Item Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates Upload
1 Q29269075 Inuujaarvik Territorial Park 64°19′01″N 96°03′02″W / 64.316881°N 96.050463°W / 64.316881; -96.050463 Upload a picture
2 Q6059358 Inuujarvik Territorial Park 64°19′10″N 96°05′49″W / 64.3194°N 96.0969°W / 64.3194; -96.0969 Upload a picture
3 Q6065714 Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park 2002 62°53′52″N 92°10′22″W / 62.8978°N 92.1728°W / 62.8978; -92.1728 Upload a picture


Qikiqtaaluk Region[edit]

# WD-Item Name Established Commons category Picture Coordinates Upload
1 Q6375102 Katannilik Territorial Park 1993 62°54′N 69°51′W / 62.9°N 69.85°W / 62.9; -69.85 Upload a picture
2 Q6385358 Kekerten Territorial Park 2002 65°42′00″N 65°49′00″W / 65.7°N 65.8167°W / 65.7; -65.8167 Upload a picture
3 Q29269063 Mallikjuaq Territorial Park 2003 64°14′04″N 76°36′55″W / 64.234406°N 76.615219°W / 64.234406; -76.615219 Upload a picture
4 Q29269087 Pisuktinu Tunngavik Territorial Park 66°09′08″N 65°41′26″W / 66.152291°N 65.69056°W / 66.152291; -65.69056 Upload a picture
5 Q7267192 Qaummaarviit Territorial Park 1974 63°42′54″N 68°29′55″W / 63.715°N 68.49861111°W / 63.715; -68.49861111 Upload a picture
6 Q28233466 Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park 1974 Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park
River at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park.JPG
63°46′18″N 69°39′20″W / 63.771686°N 69.655617°W / 63.771686; -69.655617 Upload a picture
7 Q29269096 Tamaarvik Territorial Park 72°42′04″N 77°56′53″W / 72.701024°N 77.947955°W / 72.701024; -77.947955 Upload a picture
8 Q29269106 Taqaiqsirvik Territorial Park 62°51′46″N 69°54′31″W / 62.862838°N 69.908693°W / 62.862838; -69.908693 Upload a picture
9 Q29269116 Tupirvik Territorial Park 74°44′45″N 95°03′00″W / 74.745716°N 95.04987°W / 74.745716; -95.04987 Upload a picture

Other[edit]

Name Type Access point/community Area Coordinates Notes
Akimiski Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[9] Bird sanctuary Attawapiskat First Nation 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[10]
(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[11] 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[12] 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[13] 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[14] 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)
East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary[15] 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[16] 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[17] 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[18]
(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[19]
(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)
Polar Bear Pass National Wildlife Area[20] 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) Wfm bathurst island.jpg
Prince Leopold Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[21] 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)
Qaqulluit National Wildlife Area[22]
(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[23] 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)
Seymour Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary[24] 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[25] 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)
Twin Islands Wildlife Sanctuary[26] 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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