The Full Wiki

More info on Rowley Island

Rowley Island: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rowley Island
Rowleyisland.png
Rowley Island, Nunavut.
Geography
Location Foxe Basin
Coordinates 69°06′N 78°52′W / 69.1°N 78.867°W / 69.1; -78.867 (Rowley Island)Coordinates: 69°06′N 78°52′W / 69.1°N 78.867°W / 69.1; -78.867 (Rowley Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 1,090 km2 (420 sq mi)
Country
Nunavut  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Rowley Island is one of the Canadian arctic islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is located in Foxe Basin and has an area of 1,090 km2 (420 sq mi).

Although the island is uninhabited there is both an unmanned Distant Early Warning Line base, called FOX-1 at 69°04′01″N 079°03′54″W / 69.06694°N 79.065°W / 69.06694; -79.065, and an Automated Surface Observing System.

It is named after the arctic explorer Graham Rowley,

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message