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Brodeur Peninsula
Brodeur Peninsula
is an uninhabited headland on Baffin Island
Baffin Island
in the Qikiqtaaluk Region
Qikiqtaaluk Region
of Nunavut, 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 5 External links

Geography[edit] The habitat is characterized by rocky shores and coastal cliffs, as well as barrens and rocky flats.[1] Fauna[edit] Northwestern Brodeur Peninsula, 475 km2 (183 sq mi) in size, is a Canadian Important Bird Area
Important Bird Area
(#NU065).[2] 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[edit] 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.[3] References[edit]

^ Hwang, Priscilla (2018-02-03). "Mysterious 'pants' arch baffles internet, geologists and Nunavut
Nunavut
tourism office". CBC News. Retrieved 2018-02-03.  ^ "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

External links[edit]

Brodeur Peninsula
Brodeur Peninsula
at the Atlas of Canada

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

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