Massey Island
Location of Île Vanier near Massey Island
Massey Island
Massey Island
Massey Island
Massey Island
Geography
LocationArctic Ocean
Coordinates75°59′N 102°58′W / 75.983°N 102.967°W / 75.983; -102.967 (Massey Island)Coordinates: 75°59′N 102°58′W / 75.983°N 102.967°W / 75.983; -102.967 (Massey Island)
ArchipelagoCanadian Arctic Archipelago
Area432 km2 (167 sq mi)
Length47 km (29.2 mi)
Width34 km (21.1 mi)
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Massey Island is an uninhabited island in the Bathurst Island group, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Arctic Ocean, south of Île Vanier (across Pearse Strait) and north of Alexander Island and Île Marc (across Boyer Strait). It has an area of 432 km2 (167 sq mi), 47 kilometres (29 mi) long and 34 kilometres (21 mi) wide.

The island is named for former Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey.

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