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.

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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When I ask Patty Mastrogiannis, who co-owns the Art Cafe with her husband, whether she has any plans for expanding to the areas outside of Victoria Island, she's open yet partly dismissive.
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Etherington was on Victoria Island with fellow Oskapewis walker Baptiste Robinson, when Robinson's father, Raymond Robinson, an Elder with Cross Lake First Nation, in Manitoba, joined Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence on her hunger strike earlier this year.
Along with his colleague Naomi Smith, Frimeth visited Chief Spence at Victoria Island during her fast and felt the energy, the power, unity and brotherhood amongst those gathered there.
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.
The man was abducted in the upscale Victoria Island neighbourhood of the city.
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