Sheer Islands
Sheer Islands
Sheer Islands
Sheer Islands
Sheer Islands
Geography
LocationHudson Strait
Coordinates62°42′N 69°35′W / 62.70°N 69.58°W / 62.70; -69.58 (Sheer Islands)Coordinates: 62°42′N 69°35′W / 62.70°N 69.58°W / 62.70; -69.58 (Sheer Islands)
ArchipelagoCanadian Arctic Archipelago
Administration
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

The Sheer Islands are Canadian arctic islands that are located in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. They are a Baffin Island offshore island group in Hudson Strait. The islands are situated approximately 1 mi (1.6 km) north of Cape Tanfield and form part of the north side of Itivirk Bay.

The group consists of:[1]

Kimmirut, Nunavut, an Inuit hamlet, is about 23.2 mi (37.3 km) to the northwest.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Sector 13 Hudson Strait" (PDF). pollux.nss.nima.mil. p. 14. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 24, 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  2. ^ "Sheer Islands, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-02-17.