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Location Northern Canada
Archipelago Arctic Archipelago
Area 482 km2 (186 sq mi)
Highest point 1,590 m (5,220 ft)
Territory Nunavut
Region Qikiqtaaluk
Population Uninhabited

Qikiqtaaluk (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ formerly Sillem Island is an uninhabited island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is the second largest (after Bylot Island) of the several hundred islands and islets that are located in Baffin Bay, immediately off the northern coast of Baffin Island. It is defined by Clark and Gibbs Fiords, which join at its northern end to form Scott Inlet. Further north lies Pilattuaq.


Qikiqtaaluk has an area of 482 km2 (186 sq mi). The highest peak of the island reaches 1,590 m (5,220 ft).

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