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Hans Island

Name Hans Island
Toponymic Feature ID 0d0aefe0849c20c3d51606d86707c6ef
Status Official
Concise Term ISL-Island
Generic Term Island
Province/Territory Nunavut
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 80° 49′ 35″ N, 66° 27′ 30″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 80.826389, -66.458333
NTS Map Number 120B15
Relevance at Scale 1:250 000
Decision Date 1969-05-12
Source Nunavut-Department of Culture and Heritage
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