Banks island

an island in the W Northwest Territories, in NW Canada. 24,600 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).
Historical Examples

I felt that our Banks Island scholars must be removed, and that at once lest they should die.
Life of John Coleridge Patteson Charlotte M. Yonge

On the Banks Island these prohibitions are very severe and painfully exact.
Totem and Taboo Sigmund Freud

Two of her brothers from Banks Island were staying with her at the time, and one was killed, but the other managed to escape.
Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2) John MacGillivray

an island of N Canada, in the Northwest Territories: the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago. Area: about 67 340 sq km (26 000 sq miles)
an island of W Canada, off British Columbia. Length: about 72 km (45 miles)


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