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BRODEUR PENINSULA is an uninhabited headland on Baffin Island
Baffin Island
in the Qikiqtaaluk Region
Qikiqtaaluk Region
of Nunavut
Nunavut
, Canada
Canada
. It is located on the northwestern part of the island and is bounded by Prince Regent Inlet , Lancaster Sound , and Admiralty Inlet (Nunavut) . The peninsula is connected to the rest of Baffin Island
Baffin Island
by a narrow isthmus .

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Fauna * 3 Land use * 4 References

GEOGRAPHY

The habitat is characterized by rocky shores and coastal cliffs, as well as barrens and rocky flats.

FAUNA

Northwestern Brodeur Peninsula, 475 km2 (183 sq mi) in size, is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU065). It is home to the ivory gull , but researchers have been witnessing a dramatic decrease in breeding populations in the region in recent times.

The western side of the Brodeur Peninsula
Brodeur Peninsula
is known as a polar bear mating ground.

LAND USE

Serious efforts are underway to find minerals in the area. Twin Mining owns a 1,300,000 acres (5,300 km2; 2,000 sq mi), diamond property on the peninsula.

REFERENCES

* ^ "Northwestern Brodeur Peninsula, Arctic Bay, Nunavut". bsc-eoc.org. Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2009-06-06. * ^ Diamonds on the Brodeur peninsula: A new kimberlite province in Nunavut, Canada

* Brodeur Peninsula
Brodeur Peninsula
at the Atlas of Canada
Canada

Coordinates : 72°N 088°W / 72°N 88°W / 72; -88 (Brodeur Peninsula)

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Peninsulas of Nunavut
Nunavut

KITIKMEOT REGION

* Adelaide * Banks * Bexley * Boothia * Collinson * Kent * Klutschak * Lady Franklin * Murchison * Rymer * Simpson * Wollaston

KIVALLIQ REGION

* Back * Bell * Fullerton * Native * Pembroke * Pork

QIKIQTAALUK REGION

* Aston * Bache * Baird * Barrow * Becher * Beekman * Bjorne * Blue Man * Blunt * Borden * Brodeur * Cairo * Cambridge * Christian * Colin Archer * Cook * Cumberland * Darling * Eglinton * Fosheim * Foxe * Graham Moore * Grinnell * Hall * Hay * Heim * Henry Kater * Hewitt * Johan * Kleybolte * Knud * Levvel * Liddon * Lindstrom * Ludwig * Maundy Thursday * Melville * Meta Incognita * Raanes * Raper * Remote * Sabine * Searle * Siorarsuk * Skrugar * Southwest * Stallworthy * Svendsen * Sverre * Thomas Hubbard * Vera

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Qikiqtaaluk Region
, Nunavut
Nunavut
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