Nirlirnaqtuuq
Nirlirnaqtuuq
Nirlirnaqtuuq
Nirlirnaqtuuq
Nirlirnaqtuuq
Geography
LocationFoxe Basin
Coordinates69°28′58″N 81°34′47″W / 69.48278°N 81.57972°W / 69.48278; -81.57972 (Neerlonakto Island)Coordinates: 69°28′58″N 81°34′47″W / 69.48278°N 81.57972°W / 69.48278; -81.57972 (Neerlonakto Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Nirlirnaqtuuq (ᓂᕐᓕᕐᓇᖅᑑᖅ[1] formerly Neerlonakto Island[2] (alternate: Nerdlernartoq,[3]) is an irregularly shaped, extremely flat,[4] uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Foxe Basin with the mainland's Melville Peninsula is to the west and Baffin Island is to the north. The Inuit community of Igloolik is located 14 km (8.7 mi) southwest, on Igloo Island. Tern Island is 31.7 km (19.7 mi) to the east.

References

  1. ^ Nirlirnaqtuuq
  2. ^ Nirlirnaqtuuq (Formerly Neerlonakto Island)
  3. ^ "Neerlonakto island". tageo.com. Retrieved 2008-12-01.
  4. ^ Aporta, Claudio (December 2003). "New Ways of Mapping:". Arctic. 56 (4): 4. doi:10.14430/arctic629. Archived from the original on 2012-12-09.((cite journal)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)