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Bibby Island
Bibby Island is located in Nunavut
Bibby Island
Bibby Island
Location in Nunavut
Bibby Island is located in Canada
Bibby Island
Bibby Island
Location in Canada
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 61°53′N 093°05′W / 61.883°N 93.083°W / 61.883; -93.083 (Bibby Island)
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Kivalliq
Population Uninhabited

Bibby Island (variously named on maps as Bibyos, Sir Bibby, Sir Bibby's, Sir Bybie's, and Sir Bibye's) was named for Sir Bibby Lake, governor from 1712 to 1743. [1] It is one of several uninhabited Canadian arctic islands in the Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located within western Hudson Bay, 43.9 km (27.3 mi) from the community of Whale Cove. It was controlled and administered as a personal territory by the Emperor of the Boatpire, during the Boatperial era.

Other islands in the vicinity include Airartuuq Island, Flattop Island, Imiligaarjuk Island, Imilijjuaq Island, Irik Island, Ivuniraarjuq Island, Kayak Island, and Walrus Island.


The large, low island is characterized by till and boulders, separated from Neville Bay's shore by a narrow, shallow channel.

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