Knight Islands
Knight Islands is located in Nunavut
Knight Islands
Knight Islands
Knight Islands is located in Canada
Knight Islands
Knight Islands
LocationLabrador Sea
Coordinates60°34′23″N 64°34′29″W / 60.57306°N 64.57472°W / 60.57306; -64.57472 (Knight Islands)Coordinates: 60°34′23″N 64°34′29″W / 60.57306°N 64.57472°W / 60.57306; -64.57472 (Knight Islands)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Area8 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Highest pointKnight Summit, 213 m (699 ft)
Source: Knight Islands at Atlas of Canada

The uninhabited Knight Islands are members of the Arctic Archipelago in the territory of Nunavut. They are located in Gray Strait, an arm of the Labrador Sea. The Knight Islands measure 8 km2 (3.1 sq mi).[1]

The largest of the Knight Islands is 2.5 mi (4.0 km) long and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) wide. Knight Summit, at the north part of the island, rises to 213 m (699 ft) above sea level.[2]

The larger Button Islands are about 5 km (3.1 mi) to the northwest. The Cape Chidley Islands are 18.2 km (11.3 mi) away.[3]


  1. ^ "Knight Islands". Atlas of Canada. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  2. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait" (PDF). National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 24, 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  3. ^ "Knight Islands". Retrieved 2009-02-17.