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Boothia and Melville peninsulas, Nunavut, Canada.
Boothia and Melville peninsulas, Nunavut, Canada.

The Melville Peninsula is a large peninsula in the Canadian Arctic. Since 1999, it has been part of Nunavut. Before that, it was part of the District of Franklin. Download high resolution version (514x613, 72 KB)Boothia and Melville Peninsulas, Nunavut Territory, Canada File links The following pages link to this file: User:Geo Swan Melville Peninsula Boothia Peninsula Categories: GFDL images ... Download high resolution version (514x613, 72 KB)Boothia and Melville Peninsulas, Nunavut Territory, Canada File links The following pages link to this file: User:Geo Swan Melville Peninsula Boothia Peninsula Categories: GFDL images ... The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, commonly used to define the Arctic region border The Arctic is the area around the Earths North Pole. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Motto: Nunavut Sannginivut (Inuktitut: Nunavut our strength or Our land our strength) Official languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English, French Capital Iqaluit Largest city Iqaluit Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Premier Paul Okalik (independent) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 1 Nancy Karetak-Lindell 1 Willie Adams Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total... The District of Franklin was a former regional administrative district of Canadas Northwest Territories. ...


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Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
A peninsula (from Latin "paene insula", almost island) is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body, surrounded by water on three sides.
A peninsula can also be a headland, cape, promontory, bill, or spit.
Iberian Peninsula, continental Spain and Portugal, Andorra and the British dependency of Gibraltar.
Melville Peninsula. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000 (176 words)
Peninsula is c.250 mi/400 km long and 70 mi/113 km–135 mi/217 km wide.
Numerous streams radiate from the peninsula’s central hilly sect., which rises to 1,850 ft/564 m.
Hall L. (c.200 sq mi/520 sq km) lies near the NE coast, and in the S portion of the peninsula are many connected lakes.
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