Siuraq
Island
Siuraq Island is located in Nunavut
Siuraq Island
Siuraq
Island
Siuraq Island is located in Canada
Siuraq Island
Siuraq
Island
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates69°32′51″N 80°49′34″W / 69.54750°N 80.82611°W / 69.54750; -80.82611Coordinates: 69°32′51″N 80°49′34″W / 69.54750°N 80.82611°W / 69.54750; -80.82611
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Siuraq (Inuktitut syllabics: ᓯᐅᕋᖅ[1]) formerly Tern Island[2] is an island located in Nunavut's Qikiqtaaluk Region in the northern Canadian Arctic. It is situated in the Foxe Basin. The mainland's Melville Peninsula is to the west, Baffin Island is to the northwest, and Kapuiviit is to the northeast. The closest Inuit community, Igloolik, is approximately 43.3 km (26.9 mi) to the west.[3]

References

  1. ^ Siuraq
  2. ^ Siuraq (Formerly Tern Island)
  3. ^ "Tern Island, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2008-12-01.