Achievements Home

Largest Island in Canada, Baffin Island


Category:Natural World
Type:canadian record
Province:Nunavut
Tags:largest, artic

Encompassing approximately 476,070 square kilometres, Baffin Island ranks as the fifth-largest island in the world and it features one of the Earth’s harshest climates. The island’s unforgiving arctic tundra is home to only about 11,000 people, but it’s far from being unpopulated: polar bears, caribou, ringed seals, arctic foxes and other resilient beasties make it one of the richest wildlife regions in the country.

Source: http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/archives/glacier/

Poster: Canadaka
Hits: 4822



Comments

Register to comment on this Achievement.


Advertise
    Warning: MagpieRSS: Failed to parse RSS file. (Mismatched tag at line 1, column 70) in D:\Hosted Sites\canadaka.net\www\includes\rss_fetch\rss_fetch.inc on line 238 Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in D:\Hosted Sites\canadaka.net\www\themes\text_ads.php on line 21