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Most Populous Arctic Ocean Islands

Name the islands in the Arctic Ocean that have the most people living on them.
The Arctic Ocean as delineated by the International Hydrographic Organization (see picture)
Include islands that border the Arctic Ocean
Islands with a population greater than 1000
Quiz by interopia
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Last updated: March 1, 2023
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First submittedMarch 13, 2022
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Coordinates
Area (km2)
Population
Island
65°N 18°W
102,775
368,720
Iceland
64°N 51°W
<2,166,086
56,081
Greenland
68°N 70°W
507,451
13,148
Baffin Island
70°58′N 25°58′E
437
3,201
Magerøya
78°45′N 16°00′E
37,673
2,884
Spitsbergen
72°N 54°E
33,275
~2,500
Yuzhny Island
70°25′N 107°45′W
217,291
2,162
Victoria Island
70°22′N 31°06′E
4
1,875
Vardøya
70°40′N 52°07′W
12
1,407
Uummannaq Island
69°10′N 97°25′W
13,174
1,324
King William Island
72°47′N 56°09′W
3
1,092
Upernavik Island
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Level 85
Mar 13, 2022
I found conflicting information about Russia's Dikson Island so I have left that off for now. And most of Norway's coastal islands are not actually in the Arctic Ocean as defined in the picture. Any others I may have missed?
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Level 67
Mar 13, 2022
Magerøya, Uummannaq, Upernavik, Vardøya?
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Level 85
Mar 13, 2022
Thanks, Geografen! These check out! Of course, now it's much more difficult...
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Level 59
Dec 14, 2022
Would Hrísey be on here?
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Level 85
Dec 14, 2022
Thanks for teaching me about this island! Looks like it has less than 200 people on it, so doesn't make the 1000 cutoff, though.
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Level 53
Feb 28, 2023
Maniitsoq island has a population of ~2534. you should add it
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Level 85
Feb 28, 2023
OK, I added it. Hard to find its area, so I estimated it.
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Level 67
Mar 1, 2023
Maniitsoq is not in the shaded area. The population for Greenland is for the whole country.
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Level 85
Mar 1, 2023
OK, good point. I added it based on that comment but didn't check to see if it was in the Arctic Ocean. I'll remove it. Let me know if anyone can find the population for the main island of Greenland.