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Paugnang Island, Nuvavut

Monday, June 29th, 2009

A photographer on Flickr wondered about this little Canadian island:

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This is Paugnang Island, a small, barren island east of Padloping Island, off southeast Baffin Island. It is about 7.5 sq km / 2.9 sq miles.

Despite its small size, it rises some 667 m / 2,188 feet. It is steep-sided except at the south end, but has a relatively flat top.

Source: Toporama, Natural Resources Canada; area measurements by