Victoria Island

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Victoria Island,

c.81,930 sq mi (212,200 sq km), part of the Arctic ArchipelagoArctic Archipelago
, group of more than 50 large islands, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, N Canada, in the Arctic Ocean. The southernmost members of the group include Baffin (the archipelago's largest island), Victoria, Banks, Prince of Wales, and Somerset islands; N of
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, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, N Canada; third largest island of Canada. On the southeast coast is Cambridge Bay, a U.S.-Canadian weather station and trading post. The island was visited by the British explorers Thomas Simpson and Peter W. Dease in the late 1830s; John Rae explored it in 1851.
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Victoria Island

a large island in the Canadian Arctic, in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Area: about 212 000 sq. km (82 000 sq. miles)
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Other notable developments in this sector include the upgrade of Starwood's Le Meridien Hotels, Marriot International's proposed multi-million dollar investments in the subsector, the entry of Sheraton's Four Points into Akwa Ibom State, the expansion of Hilton into several cities in the country and the recently opened Grand Pela Hotel, part of the growing BON Hotel chain Nigerian portfolio which currently stretches across half the country and includes hotels in Abuja, Warri, Ikeja and Victoria Island, with three other properties currently under construction and due for completion in 2018 (Nigeria real estate industry outlook 2017 report).
Warren van der Merwe, Chief Operating Officer of Vantage Capital, said, "We look forward to partnering with Landmark as they develop a world class mixed-use precinct in Victoria Island. We were impressed by the quality of the office buildings, and restaurants they have completed to date in Nigeria."
My final hunt was on Victoria Island for Arctic Islands caribou and musk ox.
The statement, sent to KUNA in Washington D.C., noted that the university officials welcomed Kuwait's desire which will encourage academic achievement and students' aspiration in enrolling in the university which situated in Victoria Island. Established in 1963, the University of Victoria has the second largest research center in Canada.
Three Lebanese were abducted by gunmen from their home in the upscale Victoria Island area of Lagos earlier this week, a few weeks after two other Lebanese were snatched along with five foreigners in the country's northern region.
Britain confirmed the release in its travel advice for Nigeria, saying that "a British national was kidnapped on Victoria Island, Lagos on 23 March and subsequently released on 27 March." No further details were provided, though Britain listed the incident under "criminal kidnaps" rather than "terrorist kidnaps," indicating the motive was cash.
Aiming to build what they wanted to name, 'The Great Wall of Lagos', the Chagoury Group - developers and planners of Eko Atlantic, based in Lagos, Nigeria, zealously endeavoured to protect Victoria Island from coastal erosion due to the Atlantic Ocean forces.
During the hunger strike, Chief Spence is living in a teepee on Victoria Island in the Ottawa River, near the Supreme Court of Canada and the House of Commons.
Porsche AG (Xetra: POR3) (FWB : POR3), a Germany-based automaker, has opened a new car dealership in the Victoria Island area of Lagos, Nigeria.

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