Gjoa Haven, Nunavut

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut

Gjoa Haven, Nunavut is also known as Uqsuqtuuq, or 'place of plenty blubber', because of the once plentiful seal. The community is one of the fastest growing communities in the Kitikmeot Region. In 1961, its population was estimated at 100. Gjoa Haven is located on the southeastern coast of King William Island on the Northwest Passage.