Naniruaq
Naniruaq
Naniruaq
Naniruaq
Naniruaq
Geography
LocationHudson Strait
Coordinates62°32′05″N 70°33′58″W / 62.53472°N 70.56611°W / 62.53472; -70.56611Coordinates: 62°32′05″N 70°33′58″W / 62.53472°N 70.56611°W / 62.53472; -70.56611
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Naniruaq (ᓇᓂᕈᐊᖅ[1]) formerly Rabbit Island[2] is an uninhabited island located in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is a Baffin Island offshore island in Hudson Strait. The closest community is Kimmirut.

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Qikiqtarjuaq, Qikiqtarjuarusiq, Emma Island, Ivvitsa, Aulatsiviit, Anguttuaq, and Nuvuktiqpaaraaluk.[3]

References

  1. ^ Naniruaq
  2. ^ Naniruaq (Formerly Rabbit Island)
  3. ^ "Rabbit Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01.