MacColl Island
MacColl Island is located in Nunavut
MacColl Island
MacColl Island
MacColl Island is located in Canada
MacColl Island
MacColl Island
Geography
LocationConfluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates60°38′N 64°42′W / 60.633°N 64.700°W / 60.633; -64.700 (MacColl Island)Coordinates: 60°38′N 64°42′W / 60.633°N 64.700°W / 60.633; -64.700 (MacColl Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Area15 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Coastline26 km (16.2 mi)
Highest elevation152 m (499 ft)
Administration
Canada Canada
NunavutNunavut Nunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited
Source: MacColl Island at Atlas of Canada

MacColl Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is located at the confluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea.

The island measures 5 mi (8.0 km) long and is 152 m (499 ft) above sea level. It is a member of the Button Islands, situated west of and parallel to Lawson Island.[1] Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Erhardt Island, Holdridge Island, King Island, Leading Island, and Observation Island.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Sector13.HudsonStrait" (PDF). National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 24, 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-17.
  2. ^ "MacColl Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19.