Royal Geographical Society Island


Royal Geographical Society Island

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name = Royal Geographical Society Island


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location = Northern Canada
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area = convert|458|km2|sqmi|abbr=on
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country = Canada
country admin divisions title = Territory
country admin divisions = flag|Nunavut
country largest city = Iqaluit
country largest city population = 6,184
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ethnic groups = Inuit
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Royal Geographical Society Island is an island in Victoria Strait, within the Queen Maud Gulf, in the north Canadian territory of Nunavut.

It has an area of convert|458|km2|sqmi|abbr=on.

Davidson Point is named after geographer George Davidson. The island was named by Capt. Roald Amundsen. [cite web |url=http://209.85.215.104/search?q=cache:GWrcCtpauCQJ:books.nap.edu/html/biomems/gdavidson.pdf+%22Royal+Geographical+Society+Island+%22&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=10&gl=us&client=firefox-a |title=Biographical memoir of George Davidson |accessdate=2008-05-12 |last=Davenpor |first=Charles P. |coauthors= |date=1937 |work=National Academy of Sciences |publisher=nap.edu]

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