Walrus Island (Fisher Strait)

Walrus Island
Walrus Island is located in Nunavut
Walrus Island
Walrus Island
Walrus Island is located in Canada
Walrus Island
Walrus Island
Geography
LocationHudson Bay
Coordinates63°16′10″N 83°40′15″W / 63.26944°N 83.67083°W / 63.26944; -83.67083 (Walrus Island)Coordinates: 63°16′10″N 83°40′15″W / 63.26944°N 83.67083°W / 63.26944; -83.67083 (Walrus Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Administration
Canada
TerritoryNunavut
RegionKivalliq
Demographics
PopulationUninhabited

Walrus Island is an uninhabited Canadian arctic island in the Kivalliq Region, Nunavut. Located in Fisher Strait, it is situated between Southampton Island and Coats Island in northern Hudson Bay.[1] Archaeological evidence indicates that the Sadlermiut were once active on the island.[2]

References

  1. ^ Agreement Between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada as amended (PDF) (Report). Ottawa: Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians. 25 May 2018. p. 159. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ Clark, Brenda (1980). "The Lake Site (KkHh-2), Southampton Island, N.W.T. and its Position in Sadlermiut Prehistory". Canadian Journal of Archaeology. 4: 54.


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