Sillem Island

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Sillem Island
Sillem Island is located in Nunavut
Sillem Island
Sillem Island
Location in Nunavut
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 70°57′N 71°45′W / 70.950°N 71.750°W / 70.950; -71.750 (Sillem Island)Coordinates: 70°57′N 71°45′W / 70.950°N 71.750°W / 70.950; -71.750 (Sillem Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 482 km2 (186 sq mi)
Highest point 1590 m
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited
Source: Sillem Island at Atlas of Canada

Sillem Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is the second largest (after Bylot Island) of the several hundred islands and islets that are located in Baffin Bay, immediately off the northern coast of Baffin Island. It is defined by Clark and Gibbs Fiords, which join at its northern end to form Scott Inlet. Further north lies Scott Island.[1]


Sillem Island has an area of 482 km2 (186 sq mi). The highest peak of the island reaches 1,590 m (5,220 ft).


  1. ^ at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)

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