Wareham Island

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Wareham Island
Geography
LocationCumberland Sound
Coordinates65°15′00″N 65°03′00″W / 65.250°N 65.050°W / 65.250; -65.050 (Wareham Island)Coordinates: 65°15′00″N 65°03′00″W / 65.250°N 65.050°W / 65.250; -65.050 (Wareham Island)
ArchipelagoCanadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Wareham Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Cumberland Sound, off Baffin Island's Cumberland Peninsula, southwest of the mouth of Kumlien Fiord. Akulagok Island, Kekerten Island, Kekertukdjuak Island, Miliakdjuin Island, Tesseralik Island, and Tuapait Island are in the vicinity.[1]

History[edit]

Dr. Franz Boas made an ethnographical trip to this region in 1883.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miliakdjuin Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
  2. ^ Royal Geographical Society, ed. (1886). Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and monthly record of geography (Nov 30, 2007 ed.). Edward Stanford. p. 456.

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