Niels Island

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Niels Island
Niels Island is located in Nunavut
Niels Island
Niels Island
Location in Nunavut
Geography
Location Confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates 60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)Coordinates: 60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Source: Niels Island at Atlas of Canada

Niels 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.

Niels Island, a member of the Button Islands, is small and lies southwest of Holdridge Island.[1]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Clark Island, Dolphin Island, Holdridge Island, King Island, and Leading Island.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait" (PDF). National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 24, 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Niels Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19.