Solomons Temple Islands

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Solomons Temple Islands
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 52°49′29″N 079°9′00″W / 52.82472°N 79.15000°W / 52.82472; -79.15000Coordinates: 52°49′29″N 079°9′00″W / 52.82472°N 79.15000°W / 52.82472; -79.15000
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

The Solomons Temple Islands (variants: Solomon's Temple Islands; Solomons Temple Island) are an uninhabited Canadian arctic islands group located within the midsection of James Bay in Nunavut, Canada. They are situated north of Charlton Island,[1] and southwest of Paint Hills Islands, Pointe au Huard and Andrew Moar Bay (52°48′N 78°48′W / 52.8°N 78.8°W / 52.8; -78.8),[2]

Solomons Temple Islands are 4 km (2.5 mi) in size.[3]


In 1950, Thomas Henry Manning studied unusually high tide driftwood strand lines on Solomons Temple's northern exposed beach.[4]


  1. ^ "Charlton Island". Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  2. ^ Manning, p. 4
  3. ^ Atlas of Canada
  4. ^ Manning, T.H. "Remarks on the Tides and Driftwood Strand Lines along the East Coast of James Bay". Arctic. 4 (2). doi:10.14430/arctic3940.