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"Marble Island... even 'awesome' doesn't describe it!"
"An experience I'll never forget."

Whether you are an eco-tourist, a photographer, a history buff, a diver or a passenger on a cruise ship -- or simply visiting nearby Rankin Inlet -- you will be intrigued by the combination of myth, history, tragedy and haunting natural beauty that is Marble Island.

Marble Island (Latitude 62 41; Longitude 91 08) is in northwestern Hudson Bay, nine miles (15 km) off the Nunavut mainland. See maps:

The four islands of Marble Island are accessible by cruise ship or tour boat from Rankin Inlet, 40 km (24 mi.) away.  

Here is a Map of North America showing Nunavut (Nunavut is in yellow. Rectangle shows area around Rankin Inlet. Follow link, below, to Map of Marble Island.)

Map of Marble Island signpost

Most site photos
by Sally Luttmer.
See Photo Credits.