Dunne Foxe Island

Dunne Foxe Island
Dunne Foxe Island is located in Nunavut
Dunne Foxe Island
Dunne Foxe Island
Dunne Foxe Island is located in Canada
Dunne Foxe Island
Dunne Foxe Island
Geography
LocationHudson Bay
Coordinates62°18′N 092°13′W / 62.300°N 92.217°W / 62.300; -92.217 (Dunne Foxe Island)Coordinates: 62°18′N 092°13′W / 62.300°N 92.217°W / 62.300; -92.217 (Dunne Foxe Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
NunavutNunavut
RegionKivalliq
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Dunne Foxe Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada within western Hudson Bay. The hamlet of Whale Cove is 25 km (16 mi) to the west.[1]

The island was named on July 30, 1631, by Arctic explorer, Captain Luke Foxe.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Dunne Foxe Island, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2008-12-02.
  2. ^ Christy, M.; Foxe, L.; James, T.; Gellibrand, H.; W. W. (1894). The Voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol, in Search of a Northwest Passage, in 1631-32: With Narratives of the Earlier Northwest Voyages of Frobisher, Davis, Weymouth, Hall, Knight, Hudson, Button, Gibbons, Bylot, Baflin, Hawkridge, Ad Others. London: Hakluyt Society. pp. cix. OCLC 1487462. Dunne Foxe island Brooke Cobham.


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