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Ellesmere Island - History of Ellesmere Island, Geography, Population


Arctic island in Northwest Territories, Canada; separated from Greenland by the Nares Strait; area 196 236 km²/75 747 sq mi; barren and mountainous, large ice-cap (SE), fjord coastline; several small settlements; Cape Columbia, northernmost point in Canada.

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