Lavoie Island
Lavoie Island
Lavoie Island
Lavoie Island
Lavoie Island
Geography
LocationHudson Strait
Coordinates62°42′N 069°34′W / 62.700°N 69.567°W / 62.700; -69.567 (Lavoie Island)Coordinates: 62°42′N 069°34′W / 62.700°N 69.567°W / 62.700; -69.567 (Lavoie Island)
ArchipelagoCanadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited
Source: Lavoie Island at Atlas of Canada

Lavoie Island is an uninhabited island located in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait, and a member of the Sheer Islands, along with Forder Island, Lee Island, and Wishart Island. The closest community is Kimmirut, 24.5 km (15.2 mi) away.[1] It has been named after Constable Joseph Adolphe Arthur Lavoie who served in Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP#10332) from July 4, 1927 to October 15, 1941.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Lavoie Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  2. ^ Honoured in Places: Remembered Mounties Across Canada by William J. Hulgaard and John W. White, Heritage House Publishing Co, Canada, page no. 97