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Baffin Island

Name Baffin Island
Other name(s) for this feature 89ea188dba3611d892e2080020a0f4c9
Status Official
Concise Term ISL-Island
Generic Term Island
Province/Territory Nunavut
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 68° 0′ 0″ N, 70° 0′ 0″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 68, -70
NTS Map Number 027B03
Relevance at Scale 1:5 000 000
Decision Date 1951-11-01
Source Nunavut-Department of Culture and Heritage
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