Niels Island
Niels Island
Niels Island
Niels Island
Niels Island
Geography
LocationConfluence of Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea
Coordinates60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)Coordinates: 60°34′30″N 64°46′59″W / 60.57500°N 64.78306°W / 60.57500; -64.78306 (Niels Island)
ArchipelagoCanadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
NunavutNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited
Source: Niels Island at Atlas of Canada

Niels 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.

Niels Island, a member of the Button Islands, is small and lies southwest of Holdridge Island.[1]

Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Clark Island, Dolphin Island, Holdridge Island, King Island, and Leading 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. ^ "Niels Island". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19.