Banks Island


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Banks Island

An island of northern Northwest Territories, Canada, in the Arctic Ocean west of Victoria Island. It is the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago.

Banks Island

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1. (Placename) an island of N Canada, in the Northwest Territories: the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago. Area: about 67 340 sq km (26 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an island of W Canada, off British Columbia. Length: about 72 km (45 miles)

Banks′ Is′land


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an island in the W Northwest Territories, in NW Canada. 24,600 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).
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It comes after another wreck, HMS Investigator, was discovered off neighbouring Banks Island in Mercy Bay in 2010, after it was abandoned in 1853 while hunting for Sir John's vessels.
Some efforts are made to accommodate cultural needs and practices within the correctional institutions in the Northwest Territories, but there can be no doubting or downplaying the dislocation and isolation felt by an offender from a small Inuit community such as Sachs Harbour (located on Banks Island, in the Arctic Ocean) who is brought south to Yellowknife to serve time in an institution here.
Currie has led field crews to Moosonee, Ontario; Churchill, Manitoba; and Norman Wells and Banks Island, Northwest Territories.
Margaret, now 75, grew up in the northern community of Banks Island in the Northwest Territories.
ION's ArcticSPAN(TM) program now offers regional exploration teams more than 55,000 km of deeply imaged seismic data in the Arctic region covering the Beaufort-MacKenzie, Banks Island, Chukchi, East Greenland Rift, and Danmarkshavn basins.
Margaret Pokiak-Fenton was named Oleman by her Inuvialuit aboriginal family on Banks Island, north of the Arctic Circle.
The plot is set 120 kilometers north of Sachs Harbour, at Banks Island in the month of September," Larsson wrote in the email, which Holmberg made available to The Associated Press.
I joined the Amundsen on the moonlit evening of November 26, arriving by helicopter from Sachs Harbour, a tiny Inuvialuit community on Banks Island in the Arctic Archipelago--the last hop in a trip that began two days and five plane flights earlier.
Over the past four years the company has evaluated over 300 million acres of property in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and selected three projects for further exploration: Amaruk, Hepburn and Banks Island.
Idaho hunter Jim Martell was polar bear hunting on Banks Island, Canada Northwest Territories last April when he got his game.
Kaogak said her father also helped to establish the Aulavik National Park on the north end of Banks Island, which protects more than 12,000 square kilometres of Arctic lowlands.
On North Carolina's Outer Banks island chain, the storm destroyed a 540ft pier in Nags Head and at least two beach houses.