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Name Nunavut
Indigenous Language of Origin Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian
Toponymic Feature ID b8f98c24bbe011d892e2080020a0f4c9
Syllabic Form ᓄᓇᕗᑦ
Status Official
Concise Term TERR-Territory
Generic Term Territory
Province/Territory Nunavut
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 70° 10′ 0″ N, 90° 44′ 0″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 70.166667, -90.733333
NTS Map Number 057E03
Relevance at Scale 1:30 000 000
Decision Date 1999-04-01
Source Act of Parliament
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