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Scott Island
Geography
Location Northern Canada
Coordinates 71°08′N 70°30′W / 71.13°N 70.50°W / 71.13; -70.50 (Scott Island)Coordinates: 71°08′N 70°30′W / 71.13°N 70.50°W / 71.13; -70.50 (Scott Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Highest point 365 m (1,200 ft) ()
Country
Canada
Territory  Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Scott Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Baffin Bay, west of Scott Inlet, at the mouth of Clark Fiord off the eastern coast of Baffin Island. Sillem Island is to the southwest.

Geography

The island's steep and rugged cliffs reach up to 365 m (1,200 ft) above sea level.[1] It is approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) in length.

Fauna

Glaucous Gull and Northern Fulmar frequent its cliffs and shoreline.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Scott Inlet". bsc-eoc.org. http://www.bsc-eoc.org/iba/site.jsp?siteID=NU070. Retrieved 2009-06-18.  
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