Royal Geographical Society Island

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Royal Geographical Society Island
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates69°06′N 100°15′W / 69.100°N 100.250°W / 69.100; -100.250 (Royal Geographical Society Island)Coordinates: 69°06′N 100°15′W / 69.100°N 100.250°W / 69.100; -100.250 (Royal Geographical Society Island)
Area458 km2 (177 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited
Ethnic groupsInuit

Royal Geographical Society Island is an island in Victoria Strait, within the Queen Maud Gulf, in the north Canadian territory of Nunavut.

It has an area of 458 km2 (177 sq mi).

Davidson Point is named after geographer George Davidson. The island was named by Capt. Roald Amundsen.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davenpor, Charles P. (1937). "Biographical memoir of George Davidson". National Academy of Sciences. nap.edu. Retrieved 2008-05-12.[permanent dead link]