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Name Nanisivik
Indigenous Language of Origin Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian
Toponymic Feature ID 0c719593849c20c3b1ad7d11444a7917
Status Official
Concise Term UNP-Unincorporated place
Generic Term Settlement
Province/Territory Nunavut
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 73° 2′ 0″ N, 84° 33′ 0″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 73.033333, -84.55
NTS Map Number 048C01
Relevance at Scale 1:7 500 000
Decision Date 1976-02-10
Source Nunavut-Department of Culture and Heritage
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