Neerlonakto Island

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Neerlonakto Island
Location Foxe Basin
Coordinates 69°29′N 81°36′W / 69.48°N 81.60°W / 69.48; -81.60 (Neerlonakto Island)Coordinates: 69°29′N 81°36′W / 69.48°N 81.60°W / 69.48; -81.60 (Neerlonakto Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Neerlonakto Island (alternate: Nerdlernartoq,[1] or Nirlirnaqtuuq) is an irregularly shaped, extremely flat,[2] uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Foxe Basin. The mainland's Melville Peninsula is to the west and Baffin Island is to the north. The Inuit community of Igloolik is located 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest, on Igloo Island. Tern Island is 31.7 km (19.7 mi) to the east.


  1. ^ "Neerlonakto island". Retrieved 2008-12-01. 
  2. ^ Aporta, Claudio (December 2003). "New Ways of Mapping:". Arctic. 56 (4): 4. doi:10.14430/arctic629.