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Ellesmere Island

Ellesmere Island, in the Arctic Ocean, is the world's tenth largest island, with an area of 75,767 square miles (196,235 km2).

Ellesmere Island is part of the Arctic Islands of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. More than one-fifth of the island is protected as Ellesmere Island National Park[?], which includes seven fjords and a variety of glaciers.

The northern lobe of the island is called Grant Land.

There are three settlements on Ellesmere Island: Alert, Eureka, and Grise Fiord. Alert is the northernmost settlement in the world.

Mercator projection: Online Map Creation (http://www.aquarius.geomar.de/omc/omc_intro)



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