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Canadian Arctic Archipelago

Index Canadian Arctic Archipelago

The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Arctic Archipelago, is a group of islands north of the Canadian mainland. [1]

116 relations: Air Force Island, Akimiski Island, Akpatok Island, Alexander Island (Nunavut), Amund Ringnes Island, Archipelago, Arctic Ocean, Axel Heiberg Island, Île Vanier, Baffin Bay, Baffin Island, Baillie-Hamilton Island, Banks Island, Bathurst Island (Nunavut), Beaufort Sea, Beechey Island, Belcher Islands, Big Island (Hudson Strait, Nunavut), Boothia Peninsula, Borden Island, Bray Island, British Arctic Territories, Brock Island, Byam Martin Island, Bylot Island, Cameron Island, Canada, Canadian French, Canadian Internal Waters, Cape Columbia, Charlton Island, Climate of the Arctic, Coats Island, Cornwall Island (Nunavut), Cornwallis Island (Nunavut), Davis Strait, Denmark, Devon Island, District of Franklin, Duke of York Archipelago, Edmonton Journal, Effects of global warming, Eglinton Island, Ellef Ringnes Island, Ellesmere Island, Emerald Isle (Northwest Territories), Erling Porsild, Foley Island, Foxe Basin, Gateshead Island, ..., Graham Island (Nunavut), Greenland, Haig-Thomas Island, Hans Island, Helena Island, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Ice rafting, International waters, Inuit, Iqaluit, Jenny Lind Island, Jens Munk Island, Killiniq Island, King Christian Island, King William Island, Koch Island, Library and Archives Canada, List of Canadian islands by area, List of islands of Canada, List of peninsulas, Little Cornwallis Island, Loks Land Island, Long Island (Hudson Bay, Nunavut), Lougheed Island, Mackenzie King Island, Mansel Island, Martin Frobisher, Matty Island, Meighen Island, Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut), Melville Peninsula, Nares Strait, North America, North Kent Island, Northern Canada, Northwest Passage, Northwest Territories, Nottingham Island, Nunavut, Ottawa Islands, Prescott Island, Prince Charles Island, Prince Leopold Island, Prince of Wales Island (Nunavut), Prince Patrick Island, Provinces and territories of Canada, Resolution Island (Nunavut), Rowley Island, Russell Island (Nunavut), Salisbury Island (Nunavut), Science News, Sea level rise, Skraeling Island, Somerset Island (Nunavut), Southampton Island, Stefansson Island, The Canadian Encyclopedia, Trodely Island, Tundra, United States, Vansittart Island (Nunavut), Victoria Island (Canada), Wales Island (Nunavut), Weston Island, White Island (Nunavut). Expand index (66 more) »

Air Force Island

Air Force Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Akimiski Island

Akimiski Island is the largest island in James Bay (a southeasterly extension of Hudson Bay), Canada, which is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the territory of Nunavut.

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Akpatok Island

Akpatok Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Alexander Island (Nunavut)

Alexander Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands located in Nunavut, Canada.

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Amund Ringnes Island

Amund Ringnes Island is one of the Sverdrup Islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.

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Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans.

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Axel Heiberg Island

Axel Heiberg Island is an island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Île Vanier

Île Vanier is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada.

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Baffin Bay

Baffin Bay (Inuktitut: Saknirutiak Imanga; Avannaata Imaa; Baie de Baffin), located between Baffin Island and the southwest coast of Greenland, is a marginal sea of the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Baffin Island

Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.

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Baillie-Hamilton Island

Baillie-Hamilton Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada.

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Banks Island

Banks Island is one of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Bathurst Island (Nunavut)

Bathurst Island is one of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in Nunavut, Canada.

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Beaufort Sea

The Beaufort Sea (Mer de Beaufort) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska, west of Canada's Arctic islands.

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Beechey Island

Beechey Island (Inuktitut Iluvialuit) is an island located in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago of Nunavut, Canada, in Wellington Channel.

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Belcher Islands

The Belcher Islands (Inuit: Sanikiluaq) are an archipelago in the southeast part of Hudson Bay.

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Big Island (Hudson Strait, Nunavut)

Big Island is an uninhabited island located in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Boothia Peninsula

Boothia Peninsula (formerly Boothia Felix, Inuktitut Kingngailap Nunanga) is a large peninsula in Nunavut's northern Canadian Arctic, south of Somerset Island.

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Borden Island

Borden Island is an uninhabited, low-lying island in the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada.

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Bray Island

Bray Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands located in Nunavut, Canada along the southern coast of Baffin Island.

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British Arctic Territories

British Arctic territories were territories claimed by the United Kingdom in North America, consisting of the islands of what is now known as the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (excepting islands in Hudson Bay, which were part of Rupert's Land).

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Brock Island

Brock Island is one of the uninhabited islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago located in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Byam Martin Island

Byam Martin Island (BEI-uhm) is one of the Canadian arctic islands located on the northern side of the Viscount Melville Sound in the territory of Nunavut.

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Bylot Island

Bylot Island lies off the northern end of Baffin Island in Nunavut Territory, Canada.

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Cameron Island

Cameron Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canadian French

Canadian French (français canadien) refers to a variety of dialects of the French language generally spoken in Canada.

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Canadian Internal Waters

Canadian Internal Waters is a Canadian term for the waters "on the landward side of the baselines of the territorial sea of Canada.".

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Cape Columbia

Cape Columbia is the northernmost point of land of Canada, located on Ellesmere Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut.

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Charlton Island

Charlton Island is an uninhabited island located in James Bay, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Climate of the Arctic

The climate of the Arctic is characterized by long, cold winters and short, cool summers.

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Coats Island

Coats Island (Inuktitut: Akpatordjuark) lies at the northern end of Hudson Bay in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut.

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Cornwall Island (Nunavut)

Cornwall Island is a small island in the high arctic region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.

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Cornwallis Island (Nunavut)

Cornwallis Island is one of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic.

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Davis Strait

Davis Strait (Détroit de Davis) is a northern arm of the Labrador Sea.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Devon Island

Devon Island (Inuit: Tatlurutit) is an island in Canada and the largest uninhabited island on Earth.

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District of Franklin

The District of Franklin was a regional administrative district of Canada's Northwest Territories.

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Duke of York Archipelago

The Duke of York Archipelago is an uninhabited island group in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Edmonton Journal

The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Effects of global warming

The effects of global warming are the environmental and social changes caused (directly or indirectly) by human emissions of greenhouse gases.

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Eglinton Island

Eglinton Island an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Ellef Ringnes Island

Ellef Ringnes Island is one of the Sverdrup Islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Ellesmere Island

Ellesmere Island (Inuit: Umingmak Nuna, meaning "land of muskoxen"; Île d'Ellesmere) is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.

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Emerald Isle (Northwest Territories)

Emerald Isle is one of the Canadian arctic islands, specifically of the Parry Islands subgroup of the Queen Elizabeth Islands.

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Erling Porsild

Alf Erling Porsild (1901–1977) was a Danish-Canadian botanist.

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Foley Island

Foley Island is a low-lying Canadian arctic island located in Nunavut, Canada.

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Foxe Basin

Foxe Basin is a shallow oceanic basin north of Hudson Bay, in Nunavut, Canada, located between Baffin Island and the Melville Peninsula.

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Gateshead Island

Gateshead Island is an island located in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Graham Island (Nunavut)

Graham Island is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Greenland

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat,; Grønland) is an autonomous constituent country within the Kingdom of Denmark between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Haig-Thomas Island

Haig-Thomas Island is one of the Sverdrup Islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Hans Island

Hans Island (Greenlandic: Tartupaluk; Inuktitut: ᑕᕐᑐᐸᓗᒃ; Île Hans; Hans Ø) is a small, uninhabited barren knoll measuring, long and wide, located in the centre of the Kennedy Channel of Nares Strait—the strait that separates Ellesmere Island from northern Greenland and connects Baffin Bay with the Lincoln Sea.

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Helena Island

Helena Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Hudson Bay

Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of.

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Hudson Strait

Hudson Strait links the Atlantic Ocean and Labrador Sea to Hudson Bay in Canada.

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Ice rafting

Ice rafting is the transport of various materials by ice.

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International waters

The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems (aquifers), and wetlands.

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Inuit

The Inuit (ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the people") are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska.

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Iqaluit

Iqaluit (ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ), meaning "place of fish", is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut; its largest community, and its only city.

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Jenny Lind Island

Jenny Lind Island is a small island in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Jens Munk Island

Jens Munk Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Killiniq Island

Killiniq Island (English: ice floes) is a small, remote island in northeastern Canada.

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King Christian Island

King Christian Island is an uninhabited member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Sverdrup Islands, a part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands archipelago, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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King William Island

King William Island (Île du Roi-Guillaume; previously: King William Land; Inuktitut: Qikiqtaq) is an island in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, which is part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Koch Island

Koch Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) (in Bibliothèque et Archives Canada) is a federal institution tasked with acquiring, preserving and making Canada's documentary heritage accessible.

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List of Canadian islands by area

This is a list of Canadian islands, as ordered by area.

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List of islands of Canada

This is an incomplete list of islands of Canada.

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List of peninsulas

A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost" and insula "island") is a piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland.

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Little Cornwallis Island

Little Cornwallis Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada.

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Loks Land Island

Loks Land Island is part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in Nunavut, Canada.

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Long Island (Hudson Bay, Nunavut)

Long Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Lougheed Island

Lougheed Island is one of the uninhabited islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Mackenzie King Island

Mackenzie King Island is one of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in northern Canada.

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Mansel Island

Mansel Island (Inuktitut: Pujjunaq), a member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Martin Frobisher

Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 – 22 November 1594) was an English seaman and privateer who made three voyages to the New World looking for the North-west Passage.

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Matty Island

Matty Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut.

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Meighen Island

Meighen Island is an uninhabited member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Melville Island (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

Melville Island is an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with an area of.

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Melville Peninsula

Melville Peninsula is a large peninsula in the Canadian Arctic north of Hudson Bay.

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Nares Strait

Nares Strait (Nares Strædet) is a waterway between Ellesmere Island and Greenland that is the northern part of Baffin Bay where it meets the Lincoln Sea.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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North Kent Island

North Kent Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Northern Canada

Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics.

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Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage (abbreviated as NWP) is, from the European and northern Atlantic point of view, the sea route to the Pacific Ocean through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America via waterways through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.

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Nottingham Island

Nottingham Island (Tujjaat) is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Nunavut

Nunavut (Inuktitut syllabics ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the newest, largest, and northernmost territory of Canada.

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Ottawa Islands

The Ottawa Islands (Inuit: Arviliit) are a group of uninhabited islands situated in the eastern edge of Canada's Hudson Bay.

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Prescott Island

Prescott Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in the territory of Nunavut.

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Prince Charles Island

Prince Charles Island is a large, low-lying island with an area of, making it the world's 78th largest island and the 19th largest island in Canada.

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Prince Leopold Island

Prince Leopold Island is an island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Prince of Wales Island (Nunavut)

One of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Prince of Wales Island (Île du Prince-de-Galles) is an Arctic island in Nunavut, Canada, lying between Victoria Island and Somerset Island and south of the Queen Elizabeth Islands.

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Prince Patrick Island

A member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Prince Patrick Island is the westernmost of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Provinces and territories of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.

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Resolution Island (Nunavut)

Resolution Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Rowley Island

Rowley Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Russell Island (Nunavut)

Russell Island is an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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Salisbury Island (Nunavut)

Salisbury Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut.

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Science News

Science News is an American bi-weekly magazine devoted to short articles about new scientific and technical developments, typically gleaned from recent scientific and technical journals.

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Sea level rise

A sea level rise is an increase in global mean sea level as a result of an increase in the volume of water in the world’s oceans.

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Skraeling Island

Skraeling Island lies off the east coast of Ellesmere Island in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, at the mouth of Alexandra Fiord.

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Somerset Island (Nunavut)

In the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Somerset Island (Inuktitut Kuganajuup Qikiqtanga) is a large, uninhabited island separated by the wide Bellot Strait from the Boothia Peninsula in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, lying between Peel Sound (across which lies Prince of Wales Island) and Prince Regent Inlet (across which lies Baffin Island).

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Southampton Island

Southampton Island (Inuktitut: Shugliaq) is a large island at the entrance to Hudson Bay at Foxe Basin.

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Stefansson Island

Stefansson Island is an uninhabited island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada.

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The Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia (abbreviated as TCE) is a source of information on Canada published by Historica Canada of Toronto.

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Trodely Island

Trodely Island (variant: Trodley Island) is an uninhabited Canadian arctic island located in the southeastern part of James Bay in the territory of Nunavut.

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Tundra

In physical geography, tundra is a type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Vansittart Island (Nunavut)

Vansittart Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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Victoria Island (Canada)

Victoria Island (or Kitlineq) is a large island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago that straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Wales Island (Nunavut)

Wales Island (Inuktitut: Shartoo; previously Prince of Wales Island) is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut.

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Weston Island

Weston Island is an uninhabited island in James Bay and is part of Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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White Island (Nunavut)

White Island is one of the uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Arctic_Archipelago

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