Winter
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A closeup map showing Winter Island
Winter is located in Nunavut
Winter
Winter
Winter is located in Canada
Winter
Winter
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates66°16′N 083°04′W / 66.267°N 83.067°W / 66.267; -83.067 (Winter Island)[1]Coordinates: 66°16′N 083°04′W / 66.267°N 83.067°W / 66.267; -83.067 (Winter Island)[1]
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionQikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population0

Winter Island is an uninhabited island of the Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It lies in the Foxe Basin with Hoppner Strait to the northwest. Winter Island is south of the Melville Peninsula, separated from it by Lyon Inlet. William Edward Parry wintered here at the end of 1821.

References

  1. ^ "Winter Island". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada.