Cape Eglinton

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Cape Eglinton (Nahanausaq)[1] is a land point on eastern Baffin Island, in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It was named by Sir John Ross in honor of the Earl of Eglinton.[2]


  1. ^ Wenzel, George (2008). "Clyde Inuit Settlement and Community: From before Boas to Centralization" (PDF). Anthropology. Project MUSE. 45 (1): 14. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Ross, Sir John (1819). A voyage of discovery: made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage (Now in the public domain. ed.). J. Murray. pp. 197–. Retrieved 25 August 2011.

Coordinates: 70°47′02″N 69°24′47″W / 70.784°N 69.413°W / 70.784; -69.413 (Cape Eglinton)