Ferris Island
Ferris Island is located in Nunavut
Ferris Island
Ferris Island
Ferris Island is located in Canada
Ferris Island
Ferris Island
Geography
LocationFrobisher Bay
Coordinates63°36′N 68°44′W / 63.600°N 68.733°W / 63.600; -68.733 (Faris Island)Coordinates: 63°36′N 68°44′W / 63.600°N 68.733°W / 63.600; -68.733 (Faris Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Area11 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
NunavutNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Faris Island (alternate: Ferris Island)[1] is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in Frobisher Bay, approximately 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest of the capital city of Iqaluit.

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Aubrey Island, Beveridge Island, Bishop Island, Cairn Island, Coffin Island, Crimmins Island, Emerick Island, Gardiner Island, Hill Island, Kudlago Island, Long Island, Mair Island, McLaren Island, Monument Island, Ptarmigan Island, Qarsau Island, Sale Island, Sybil Island, and Thompson Island.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Faris Island". tageo.com. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. ^ "Faris Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02.