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South Twin Island (Nunavut)

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Location  Northern Canada
Region  Qikiqtaaluk
Territory  Nunavut
Population  Uninhabited
Island group  Canadian Arctic Archipelago

South Twin Island is an uninhabited Arctic island located east of Akimiski Island toward the center of James Bay. The larger, similarly-shaped, North Twin Island is located approximately 10 km northwest. South Twin Island has more mossy tundra and fewer trees than North Twin Island. The two islands are referred to as the Twin Islands, and are part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.

Map of South Twin Island, Baffin, Unorganized, NU, Canada

South Twin Island is an important breeding site for Canada geese and semipalmated plovers.

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South Twin Island (Nunavut) Wikipedia


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