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Boothia and Melville peninsulas, Nunavut, Canada.

Melville Peninsula is a large peninsula in the Canadian Arctic. Since 1999, it has been part of Nunavut. Before that, it was part of the District of Franklin. It's separated from Southampton Island by Frozen Strait.[1]


  1. ^ "Frozen Strait". The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000. Retrieved 2008-04-07.  

Further reading

  • Bolton, Thomas Elwood. Geology of Ordovician rocks, Melville Peninsula and region, southeastern district of Franklin. Ottawa: Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, 1977. ISBN 066000822X
  • Dredge, Lynda A. 2000. "Age and Origin of Upland Block Fields on Melville Peninsula, Eastern Canadian Arctic". Geografiska Annaler Series A: Physical Geography. 82, no. 4: 443-454.
  • Dredge, L. A. Quaternary Geology of Southern Melville Peninsula, Nunavut Surface Deposits, Glacial History, Environmental Geology, and Till Geochemistry. Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada, 2002. ISBN 0660186195
  • Frisch, T. Precambrian Geology of the Prince Albert Hills, Western Melville Peninsula, Northwest Territories. Ottawa, Canada: Geological Survey of Canada, 1982. ISBN 066010881X
  • Henderson, J. R. Structure and Metamorphism of the Aphebian Penrhyn Group and Its Archean Basement Complex in the Lyon Inlet Area, Melville Peninsula, District of Franklin. Ottawa, Ont., Canada: Geological Survey of Canada, 1983. ISBN 0660114852
  • Mathiassen, Therkel, and Peter Freuchen. Contributions to the Geography of Baffin Land and Melville Peninsula. Copenhagen: Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1933.
  • Schau, Mikkel. Geology of the Archean Prince Albert Group in the Richards Bay Area, Northeastern Melville Peninsula, District of Franklin, Northwest Territories. Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada, 1997. ISBN 0660160862

Coordinates: 68°N 84°W / 68°N 084°W / 68; -084 (Melville Peninsula)



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