Cheyne Islands facts for kids
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Canadian Arctic Archipelago
The uninhabited Cheyne Islands are members of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. The group is made up of three islands known as North Island, Middle Island, and South Island. Located approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) off eastern Bathurst Island, they are situated near Reindeer Bay within western Penny Strait.
These small alluvial islands, approximately 7 km (4.3 mi) in size, with an elevation up to 3 m (9.8 ft) above sea level, are characterized by barrens and rocky flats.
Moss can be found growing on the Middle and South islands.
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