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Kitikmeot Region (Nunavut)


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    • Kitikmeot (Nunavut)
    • Qitirmiut Region (Nunavut)
    • Qitirmiut (Nunavut)
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    • found: Wildlife diseases and parasites in the Kitikmeot Region, 1984-90, 1991.
    • found: Raptor surveys in the Kitikmeot and Baffin Regions, Northwest Territories, 1983 and 1984, 1986.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 22, 2015(Kitikmeot Region (Inuktitut: Qitirmiut [in roman]) is an administrative region of Nunavut, Canada. It consists of the southern and eastern parts of Victoria Island with the adjacent part of the mainland as far as the Boothia Peninsula, together with King William Island and the southern portion of Prince of Wales Island. The regional seat is Cambridge Bay (population 1,477). Before 1999, Kitikmeot Region existed under slightly different boundaries as Kitikmeot Region, Northwest Territories; The Kitikmeot Region also doubles as one of three census divisions in Nunavut, the others being the Kivalliq (also known as the Keewatin) and the Qikiqtaaluk (also known as the Baffin) regions)
    • found: Explore Nunavut website, July 22, 2015(Kitikmeot Region. Kitikmeot Region is a region of Nunavut. It consists of the southern and eastern parts of Victoria Island with the adjacent part of the mainland as far as the Boothia peninsula, together with King William Island and the southern portion of Prince of Wales Island.)
    • found: Nunavut GenWeb: communities website, July 22, 2015(Nunavut is divided into three administrative regions: Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin); Kivalliq (Keewatin); Kitikmeot. The Kitikmeot region includes central Arctic communities on the coast of the Arctic Ocean and includes Kugaaruk (Simpson Peninsula), Gjoa Haven (King William Island), Cambridge Bay (Victoria Island), Bay Chimo and Bathurst Inlet.)
    • found: Important areas for birds in Nunavut, via Environment Canada website, July 22, 2015(Kitikmeot Region)
    • found: Inuit Heritage Trust Nunavut map series website, July 22, 2015:home page (Kitikmeot) - http://ihti.ca/eng/place-names/pn-seri.html
    • found: Nunavut has a new licence plate, via Government of Nunavut Department of Economic Development and Transportation website, March 06, 2012, viewed on July 22, 2015(the three regions in Nunavut -- Kitikmeot, Kivalliq and Qikiqtaaluk)
    • found: Nunavut census population by region and community, 1981 to 2011, via Nunavut Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs website, July 22, 2015(Kitikmeot) - http://gov.nu.ca/sites/default/files/files/Nunavut%20Census%20Population%20by%20Region%20and%20Community%2C%201981%20to%202011%20(2%20tables).xls
    • found: Canadian subject headings, via WWW, July 22, 2015(Kitikmeot Region (Nunavut). EQ Kitikmeot (Nunavut). UF Kitikmeot Region (N.W.T.))
    • found: Merriam-Web. geog. dict., c1997(Kitikmeot. Region, N Canada, an administrative subdivision of Northwest Territories, consisting of Victoria and nearby islands and adjacent part of the mainland)
    • found: Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998(Kitikmeot, region, central N.W.T., Canada. Cambridge Bay on Victoria Isl. is the regional hq. The region extends E from the Great Bear L. to include the Boothia Peninsula, and N from the Fort Smith and Keewatin regions to include Victoria Isl. and the lower 1/2 of Prince of Wales Isl. Created in 1981 by the territorial govt., the region is inhabited mostly by Inuit people)
    • found: KIA language framework : revitalizing Inuit language in the Qitirmiut Region, 2011, viewed online July 28, 2015:page 1 (the Qitirmiut region, which includes five communities--Cambridge Bay, Kugluktuk, Gjoa Haven, Kugaaruk, Taloyoak, and two unincorporated communities Umingmatok/Bathurst Inlet; Qitirmiut Region) page 4 (Unlike the Qikiqtani and Kivalliq regions, fluent Qitirmiut Inuit adults speak English in their homes most of the time)
    • notfound: Canadian geographical names website, July 22, 2015;GEOnet names server, July 22, 2015
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    • 2015-07-22: new
    • 2015-11-07: revised
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