List of islands of Newfoundland and Labrador

This is a list of islands of Newfoundland and Labrador. The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is composed of mainland Labrador and the large island of Newfoundland. The coast of both the island and the Labrador Peninsula are lined with islands of various magnitudes.

List of islands

Name Water body Area km² Location Remarks
Baccalieu Conception Bay 5 48.13028°N 52.80139°W / 48.13028; -52.80139 (Baccalieu Island) Uninhabited
Balcalhoa Notre Dame Bay 2.2 49.69369°N 54.54646°W / 49.69369; -54.54646 (Balcalhoa Island) Lighthouse
Bell Conception Bay 34 47.650°N 52.933°W / 47.650; -52.933 (Bell Island) Includes town of Wabana
Bell Atlantic Ocean 88 50.733°N 55.567°W / 50.733; -55.567 (Bell Island) One of the Grey Islands
Belle Isle Strait of Belle Isle 52 51.92889°N 55.35917°W / 51.92889; -55.35917 (Belle Isle) Uninhabited
Brunette Fortune Bay 20 47.27972°N 55.90056°W / 47.27972; -55.90056 (Brunette Island) Uninhabited
Bull, Cow and Calf Atlantic Ocean 46.77583°N 54.09889°W / 46.77583; -54.09889 (Bull, Cow and Calf) Avalon Peninsula island cluster
Carbonear Conception Bay 0.3 47.73750°N 53.16694°W / 47.73750; -53.16694 (Carbonear Island) Uninhabited
Change Notre Dame Bay 24.4 49.67194°N 54.40790°W / 49.67194; -54.40790 (Change Islands) Consists of South and North Island
Cod Labrador Sea 132.71 57.783455°N 61.782345°W / 57.783455; -61.782345 (Cod Island) Uninhabited
Dildo Trinity Bay 0.9 47.56639°N 53.59083°W / 47.56639; -53.59083 (Dildo Island)
Fogo Notre Dame Bay 254 49.667°N 54.167°W / 49.667; -54.167 (Fogo Island) Population in 2006: 2,706
Funk Labrador Sea 49.75194°N 53.19222°W / 49.75194; -53.19222 (Funk Island)
Gannet Labrador Sea 2 53.934°N 56.505°W / 53.934; -56.505 (Gannet Islands) Ecological reserve
Glover Grand Lake 190 48.79694°N 57.65806°W / 48.79694; -57.65806 (Glover Island) 18th-largest lake island in the world by area
Granby White Bay 0.5 52.5716406°N 55.7677249°W / 52.5716406; -55.7677249 (Granby Island) Uninhabited
Green (Catalina) Atlantic Ocean 0.6 48.5047°N 53.0460°W / 48.5047; -53.0460 (Green Island) East of Bonavista Peninsula
Green (Fortune) Fortune Bay 0.3 46.883°N 56.083°W / 46.883; -56.083 (Green Island) West of Burin Peninsula
Grey Atlantic Ocean 88 50.833°N 55.583°W / 50.833; -55.583 (Grey Islands) Consists of Bell and Groais Islands
Groais Atlantic Ocean 41 50.933°N 55.600°W / 50.933; -55.600 (Groais Island) One of the Grey Islands
Hawke Island Labrador Sea 56 53.05°N 55.83°W / 53.05; -55.83 (Hawke Island) Former whaling station
Home Labrador Sea 12 60.17444°N 64.27111°W / 60.17444; -64.27111 (Home Island)
Horse Atlantic Ocean 25 50.21028°N 55.74944°W / 50.21028; -55.74944 (Horse Islands) North of Baie Verte Peninsula
Horse Chops Labrador Sea 5.9 53.86°N 57.04°W / 53.86; -57.04 (Horse Chops Islands)
Island of Ponds Labrador Sea 91 53.46°N 55.89°W / 53.46; -55.89 (Island of Ponds) Includes settlement of Black Tickle
Keats Bonavista Bay 0.7 48.65278°N 53.64722°W / 48.65278; -53.64722 (Keats Island) Uninhabited
Kelly's Conception Bay 1.9 47.54417°N 53.01139°W / 47.54417; -53.01139 (Kelly's Island) Uninhabited
Killiniq Ungava Bay 24 60.367°N 64.617°W / 60.367; -64.617 (Killiniq Island) land border between Nunavut and Newfoundland (Newfoundland side)
Landsat Labrador Sea 0.1 60.17694°N 64.04167°W / 60.17694; -64.04167 (Landsat Island) [1] Discovered using Landsat 1 satellite imagery; forms easternmost part of Canada;[1] uninhabited
Little Bay Notre Dame Bay 7.1 49.64477°N 55.79853°W / 49.64477; -55.79853 (Little Bay Islands)
Long Island Hermitage Bay 100 47.64583°N 55.98167°W / 47.64583; -55.98167 (Long Island) Includes town of Gaultois. Population in 2013: 168
Merasheen Placentia Bay 47.5°N 54.25°W / 47.5; -54.25 (Merasheen Island)
Millers White Bay 0.1 49.558875°N 56.853083°W / 49.558875; -56.853083 (Millers Island) Uninhabited
New World Notre Dame Bay 49.57614°N 56.8617406°E / 49.57614; 56.8617406 (New World Island) Includes the towns of Newville, Carter's Cove and Pike's Arm
Newfoundland Atlantic Ocean 111,390 49°N 56°W / 49; -56 (Newfoundland) Most populous part of Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland Labrador Sea 53.85°N 56.94°W / 53.85; -56.94 (Newfoundland Island) A small island near Sandwich Bay
North Star Labrador Sea 1 60.36722°N 64.40361°W / 60.36722; -64.40361 (North Star Island) The province's northernmost island, off the Labrador coast
Oderin Placentia Bay 1.7 47.29322°N 54.80444°W / 47.29322; -54.80444 (Oderin Island)
Old Perlican Trinity Bay 48.08667°N 53.02167°W / 48.08667; -53.02167 (Old Perlican Island)
Paul's Labrador Sea 56.517°N 61.500°W / 56.517; -61.500 (Paul's Island) Off the Labrador coast; source of the mineral labradorite
Pouch Bonavista Bay 0.2 49.16601°N 53.47482°W / 49.16601; -53.47482 (Pouch Island)
Puffin Conception Bay 48.1256694°N 52.8120417°W / 48.1256694; -52.8120417 (Puffin Island)
Quirpon Strait of Belle Isle 9.5 51.60°N 55.43°W / 51.60; -55.43 (Quirpon Island) Off the Great Northern Peninsula
Random Trinity Bay 249 48.117°N 53.733°W / 48.117; -53.733 (Random Island) Surrounded by the Bonavista Peninsula
Sandy Point St. George's Bay 3 48.450°N 58.483°W / 48.450; -58.483 (Sandy Point)
Silver Fox Bonavista Bay 2 49.01842°N 53.68388°W / 49.01842; -53.68388 (Silver Fox Island)
South Aulatsivik Atlantic Ocean 56.76417°N 61.51639°W / 56.76417; -61.51639 (South Aulatsivik Island)
South Wolf Labrador Sea 53.667°N 55.917°W / 53.667; -55.917 (South Wolf Island) Uninhabited
Spotted Labrador Sea 53.51°N 55.78°W / 53.51; -55.78 (Spotted Island) Former Pinetree Line site
Stony Labrador Sea 52.99°N 55.81°W / 52.99; -55.81 (Stony Islands)
Square Labrador Sea 52.73352°N 55.83715°W / 52.73352; -55.83715 (Square Islands) By White Bear Arm off the Labrador coast
Swain's Bonavista Bay 49.13929°N 53.54579°W / 49.13929; -53.54579 (Swain's Island) Group of eight islands
Twillingate Notre Dame Bay 49.650°N 54.750°W / 49.650; -54.750 (Twillingate) From the French name, Toulinquet
Venison Labrador Sea 1 52.970°N 55.775°W / 52.970; -55.775 (Venison Island) Former wireless telegraph station
Wadham Atlantic Ocean 49.59178°N 53.76360°W / 49.59178; -53.76360 (Wadham Islands)

See also

References

  1. David H. Gray, "Discovering Rocks off Labrador: A Photo Essay", IBRU Boundary and Security Bulletin, Summer 2000.
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