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Aqua MODIS satellite image of Mansel Island, Canada.
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Location Hudson Bay
Archipelago Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Area 3,180 km2 (1,230 sq mi)
Nunavut Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population 0

Mansel Island (Inuktitut: Pujjunaq), a member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, is an uninhabited island in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut. It is located in Hudson Bay off of Quebec's Ungava Peninsula. At 3,180 km2 (1,230 sq mi) in size, it is the 159th largest island in the world, and Canada's 28th largest island.

Mansel Island was named in 1613 by Sir Thomas Button after Vice-Admiral Sir Robert Mansell.

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