Solomons Temple Islands
Solomons Temple Islands is located in Nunavut
Solomons Temple Islands
Solomons Temple Islands
Solomons Temple Islands is located in Canada
Solomons Temple Islands
Solomons Temple Islands
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates52°49′29″N 079°9′00″W / 52.82472°N 79.15000°W / 52.82472; -79.15000Coordinates: 52°49′29″N 079°9′00″W / 52.82472°N 79.15000°W / 52.82472; -79.15000
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
NunavutNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

The Solomons Temple Islands (variants: Solomon's Temple Islands; Solomons Temple Island) are an uninhabited Canadian arctic islands group located within the midsection of James Bay in Nunavut, Canada. They are situated north of Charlton Island,[1] and southwest of Paint Hills Islands, Pointe au Huard and Andrew Moar Bay (52°48′N 78°48′W / 52.8°N 78.8°W / 52.8; -78.8),[2]

Solomons Temple Islands are 4 km (2.5 mi) in size.[3]

History

In 1950, Thomas Henry Manning studied unusually high tide driftwood strand lines on Solomons Temple's northern exposed beach.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Charlton Island". oceandots.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2009-04-20.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ Manning, p. 4
  3. ^ Atlas of Canada
  4. ^ Manning, T.H. (1951). "Remarks on the Tides and Driftwood Strand Lines along the East Coast of James Bay" (PDF). Arctic. ucalgary.ca. 4 (2). doi:10.14430/arctic3940. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2020-02-28.