MacColl Island

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MacColl Island
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°38′N 64°42′W / 60.633°N 64.700°W / 60.633; -64.700 (MacColl Island)Coordinates: 60°38′N 64°42′W / 60.633°N 64.700°W / 60.633; -64.700 (MacColl Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Coastline 26 km (16.2 mi)
Highest elevation 152 m (499 ft)
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Source: MacColl Island at Atlas of Canada

MacColl 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 measures 5 mi (8.0 km) long and is 152 m (499 ft) above sea level. It is a member of the Button Islands, situated west of and parallel to Lawson Island.[1] Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Erhardt Island, Holdridge Island, King Island, Leading 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. ^ "MacColl Island". Retrieved 2009-07-19.