kids encyclopedia robot

Augustus Island facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
For the Island in Western Australia, see Augustus Island (Western Australia).
Quick facts for kids
Augustus Island
Location Frobisher Bay
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Augustus Island is one of the many uninhabited Canadian Arctic islands in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is a Baffin Island offshore island located in inner Frobisher Bay. The island lies at the head of Ward Inlet, between Becher Peninsula and Hall Peninsula. Bruce Island is located at the mouth of the inlet. Other islands in the immediate vicinity include Algerine Island, Frobisher's Farthest, McBride Island, and Pichit Island.

The island was named by American Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall.

kids search engine
Augustus Island Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.