Putulik

island in Nunavut, Canada

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Putulik
Putulik is located in Nunavut
Putulik
Putulik
Putulik is located in Canada
Putulik
Putulik
Geography
LocationNorthern Canada
Coordinates68°19′14″N 100°07′18″W / 68.32056°N 100.12167°W / 68.32056; -100.12167 (Hat Island)Coordinates: 68°19′14″N 100°07′18″W / 68.32056°N 100.12167°W / 68.32056; -100.12167 (Hat Island)
ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
Area32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
NunavutNunavut
RegionKitikmeot Region
Demographics
Populationuninhabited

Putulik formerly Hat Island[1] is a small (about 4 km × 8 km [2.5 mi × 5.0 mi]) uninhabited island located in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, Canada. The island is situated in Victoria Strait (Queen Maud Gulf) approximately 110 km (68 mi) southeast of Victoria Island and 80 km (50 mi) southwest of King William Island. The Requisite Channel separates Hat Island from Amundsen Island, the larger of the Nordenskiöld Islands.

Hat Island (CAM-B) is a former Distant Early Warning Line and current North Warning System sites[2] The Canadian government's Contaminated Sites directorate has determined Hat Island to be a contaminated site in need of future remediation.[3]

Another, smaller Hat Island is also in Nunavut.

References

  1. ^ Putulik (Formerly Hat Island)
  2. ^ The DEW LINE Sites in Canada, Alaska & Greenland
  3. ^ "Contaminated Sites". ainc-inac.gc.ca. Retrieved 2009-06-17.


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