Graham Island (Nunavut)

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Graham Island
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Graham Island, Nunavut
Graham Island is located in Nunavut
Graham Island
Graham Island
Graham Island is located in Canada
Graham Island
Graham Island
Geography
LocationNorwegian Bay
Coordinates77°25′N 90°30′W / 77.417°N 90.500°W / 77.417; -90.500 (Graham Island)
ArchipelagoQueen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area1,378 km2 (532 sq mi)
Length55 km (34.2 mi)
Width40 km (25 mi)
Administration
NunavutNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Graham Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. A member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is located in Norwegian Bay off the coast of Ellesmere Island. Located at 77°25'N 90°30'W it has an area of 1,378 km2 (532 sq mi), 55 kilometres (34 mi) long and 40 kilometres (25 mi) wide.[1] It was named in 1910.

Variation[edit]

There is a second, much smaller (about 2.0 × 0.5 km), Graham Island, also in Nunavut, off Boothia Peninsula. It was named[according to whom?] in 1966.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Atlas of Canada - Sea Islands". Natural Resources Canada. Archived from the original on 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2011-05-05.

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