Bathurst Island


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Bathurst Island,

c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), Northern Territory, N Australia, near Melville Island, between the Timor and Arafura seas. The island is a reservation owned by the Tiwi people.

Bathurst Island,

7,609 sq mi (19,707 sq km), in the Arctic Archipelago, Nunavut Territory, N Canada. It is the present site of the North Magnetic Pole.
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The Bathurst Island complex (BIC) is located north of 75[degrees]N within the Queen Elizabeth Islands (QEI), Nunavut, Canada (Fig.
Dunwoody was making the trip in the Polar Team with former marine Tony Martin when they came across the bear on Bathurst Island, a migratory area for the bears.
But to their horror he told them he had shot it while out hunting on nearby Bathurst Island.
Our analysis of the Axel Heiberg and Bathurst Island models revealed the positive influence on [[delta].
Week 1 * Monday 17 August Gapuwiyak Community Education Centre (CEC), Lake Evella * Tuesday 18 August Shepherdson College, Galiwinku, Elcho Island * Wednesday 19 August Milingimbi CEC, Milingimbi, Yurrwi Island * Thursday 20 August Ramingining School, Ramingining * Friday 21 August Belyuen School, Belyuen Week 2 * Monday 24 August, am Xavier CEC, Nguiu, Bathurst Island * Monday 24 August, pm Pularumpi School, Pirlangimpi, Melville Island * Tuesday 25 August Mamaruni School Minjilang, Croker Island * Wednesday 26 August Warruwi School, Goulburn Island * Thursday 27 August Gunbalanya School, Oenpelli
1993 (oral history recording) Interview recorded 25 February 1993 at Nguiu, Bathurst Island, by Francis Good, TS; NTAS 226, Item TS 733.
The two trailing teams, ViP3 and Extreme Steps, were informed of the bear's presence in an area known as Polar Bears Pass on Bathurst Island.
Country Liberals Member for Arafura, Francis Kurrupuwu, who was born on Bathurst Island, said he was proud of his peoples contribution to the war effort and the Governments recognition.
2) Ferguson (1987) estimated 289 caribou on Bathurst Island only in August 1981; we adjusted his estimate to 345 caribou for the total five-island area, basing the calculation on the proportionate land area of Bathurst Island.
The Tiwi Local Government on Bathurst Island also wants to obtain various older recordings of Tiwi to use for educational and cultural revival purposes.
The Minister for Womens Policy Bess Price watched the big pink 4x4 bus being loaded on to Sea Swifts Tiwi Islander barge in Darwin bound for Bathurst Island for a two-week clinic.
The largest vertical excursions (in excess of 20 m) occur in Hell Gate, Cardigan Strait, Fury and Hecla Strait, and among the islands between Bathurst Island, Cornwallis Island and the Grinnell Peninsula (Devon Island).