Spencer Island
Spencer Island is located in Nunavut
Spencer Island
Spencer Island
Spencer Island is located in Canada
Spencer Island
Spencer Island
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates53°30′22″N 79°42′43″W / 53.506°N 79.712°W / 53.506; -79.712 (Spencer Island)Coordinates: 53°30′22″N 79°42′43″W / 53.506°N 79.712°W / 53.506; -79.712 (Spencer Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
NunavutNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Spencer Island is one of several uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada located within James Bay. It is situated 19 km (19,000 m) northwest from North Twin Island.[1] During surveys in James Bay[when?], polar bears were sighted using the island for summer refuge.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Twin Islands". oceandots.com. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 20 April 2009.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ Derocher, Andrew E. (1998). Polar bears: proceedings of the Twelfth Working Meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, 3–7 February 1997, Oslo, Norway. IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group Working Meeting. IUCN. p. 81. ISBN 2-8317-0459-6.