Qikiqtarjuaq

  • Qikiqtarjuaq
  • Nunavut

Qikiqtarjuaq is a community located on an island off the east coast of Baffin Island. It was formerly known as Broughton Island and although the Inuktitut name for the island is ‘the big island’, it is actually only 12 km wide by 16 km long. An abundance of marine mammals can be found in the area, including polar bears, walrus, seals and whales.