Awrey Island facts for kids
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Awrey Island is an uninhabited island located in Hudson Bay, within the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is situated 1 km (0.62 mi) east of Mansel Island. Quebec's Ungava Peninsula is to the east.
Characteristics of this isolated, young (less than 2000 years old) island include low-lying tundra and a rocky shoreline.
The island is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU018) and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site. It is notable for the common eider species.
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