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Geography
Location Northern Canada
Archipelago Arctic Archipelago
Area 381 km2 (147 sq mi)
Administration
Canada
Territory Nunavut
Region Kitikmeot
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Qikiqtaryuaq formerly Melbourne Island is an island in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located at the western end of Queen Maud Gulf, off Kiillinnguyaq. To the north lies the Canadian Arctic's second largest island, Victoria Island.

Melbourne Island is oval shaped, and dominated by lakes and marshlands. It has an area of 381 km2 (147 sq mi).

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