Eglinton Island an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Eglinton is one of the Queen Elizabeth Islands. Located at 75°48'N 118°30'W, it measures 1,541 km2 (595 sq mi) in size, 73 kilometres (45 mi) long and 44 kilometres (27 mi) wide in measurements. It lies on the north side of the M'Clure Strait, just south of the much larger Prince Patrick Island and is uninhabited with no known human activity.
|Archipelago||Queen Elizabeth Islands|
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
|Area||1,541 km2 (595 sq mi)|
|Length||73 km (45.4 mi)|
|Width||44 km (27.3 mi)|
Terra/MODIS satellite image of Eglinton Island
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The Eventful Voyages of HMS Resolute.
- Eglinton Island - Canada's Arctic