Walter Island

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Location James Bay
Coordinates 53°19′N 79°40′W / 53.317°N 79.667°W / 53.317; -79.667 (Walter Island)Coordinates: 53°19′N 79°40′W / 53.317°N 79.667°W / 53.317; -79.667 (Walter Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population 0

Walter Island is one of several uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada located within James Bay. It is 3 km2 (1.2 sq mi) in size,[1] and is situated 15 km (9.3 mi) east of North Twin Island.[2]

The island takes part in surveys for polar bear summer refuge.[3]


  1. ^ Atlas of Canada.
  2. ^ "Twin Islands". Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  3. ^ Derocher, Andrew E. (1998). Polar bears: proceedings of the Twelfth Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, 3-7 February 1997, Oslo, Norway. IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group Working Meeting. IUCN. p. 81. ISBN 2-8317-0459-6.