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Truro Island

Truro Island
Location Northern Canada

75°17′N 97°11′W / 75.283°N 97.183°W / 75.283; -97.183 (Truro Island)Coordinates: 75°17′N 97°11′W / 75.283°N 97.183°W / 75.283; -97.183 (Truro Island)

Archipelago Queen Elizabeth Islands
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Territory  Nunavut
Population Uninhabited

Truro Island lies within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of northern Canada's territory of Nunavut. It is one of the mid-waterway islands in the McDougall Sound between Bathurst Island and Cornwallis Island. Long and narrow, the island is 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi).[1]

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment

Truro Island was the base camp for several Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment (C-ICE) studies which provide data on atmosphere, sea ice, and ocean interaction, including C-ICE'2000,[2] C-ICE'2001,[3] and C-ICE'2002.[4]


External links

  • Collaborative Interdisciplinary Cryospheric Experiment (C-ICE)- scientific experiments on Truro Island
  • Synopsis Of The Polaris Zn-Pb-Cu District, Canadian Arctic Islands, Nunavut- mining on Truro Island

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