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Digges Sound (7) and surrounding islands and mainland. Click on image for full legend.
|Surface area||12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)|
Digges Sound is a Canadian Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. The sound is located at the juncture where the Hudson Strait meets northeastern Hudson Bay close to the northern tip of the Ungava Peninsula, between Digges Islands and Cape Wolstenholme. Ivujivik, Quebec, the northernmost settlement in any Canadian province, is located on the south coast of the sound.
Notable bird species include the black guillemot and the colonial Iceland gull, and thick-billed murre.
The sound is classified as an Important Bird Area site (#NU001), an International Biological Program site (Site 6–7), a Key Marine Habitat Site (Site 27), and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site (NU site 47).
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