Sutton Island (Nunavut)

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Sutton Island
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 68°54′36″N 114°18′14″W / 68.91000°N 114.30389°W / 68.91000; -114.30389 (Sutton Island)Coordinates: 68°54′36″N 114°18′14″W / 68.91000°N 114.30389°W / 68.91000; -114.30389 (Sutton Island)
Territory Nunavut

Sutton Island is located in northern Canada's territory of Nunavut. It is situated in the Dolphin and Union Strait immediately next to Liston/Listen Island. Rymer Point and Simpson Bay, on Victoria Island's Wollaston Peninsula are to the northeast. Bernard Harbour, on the mainland, is to the southwest, as is Chantrey Island.

The island is the ancestral home of Puiplirmiut (or Puiblirmiut) and Noahonirmiut, Copper Inuit subgroups.[1][2]


  1. ^ Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (1914). The Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic Expedition of the American Museum: Preliminary Ethnological Report. New York: The Trustees of the American Museum. pp. 16, 31. OCLC 13626409. 
  2. ^ Stefansson, V. (1914-12-30). "Prehistoric and Present Commerce among the Arctic Coast Eskimo". Geological Survey Museum Bulletin. 6: 14.