Boothia Peninsula (formerly Boothia Felix) is a large peninsula in Nunavut's northern Canadian Arctic, south of Somerset Island. A peninsula is a piece of land that is nearly surrounded by Water but connected to Mainland via an Isthmus. Nunavut (ˈnuːnəvʊt ( Inuktitut syllabics: ᓄᓇᕗᑦ is the largest and newest territory of Canada; it was separated officially from the Northern Canada is the vast Northernmost Region of Canada variously defined by Geography and Politics. The Arctic is the Region around the Earth 's North Pole, opposite the Antarctic region around the South Pole. A member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Somerset Island is a large island across the 2km wide Bellot Strait from the Boothia Peninsula in the The northern part, Murchison Promontory, is the northernmost point of mainland Canada, and thus North America. Murchison Promontory on Boothia Peninsula is the northernmost point on mainland Canada, as well as North America at.
Bellot Strait (Ikirahaq) passes through on the north. Bellot Strait is a passage of water in Nunavut separating Somerset Island from Murchison Promontory on the Boothia Peninsula, the Babbage Bay is on the east coast, as is Abernethy Bay, just to the south. Taloyoak is in the far south. Paisley Bay is on the west coast, as is Wrottesley Inlet (between Paisley Bay and Bellot Strait). 
The peninsula was named by the Scottish explorer John Ross in 1829 after Felix Booth, the patron of Ross's second expedition. The Scots people ( Scots Gaelic: Albannaich) are a Nation and an Ethnic group indigenous to Scotland. Sir John Ross, CB, ( 24 June 1777 &ndash 30 August 1856) was a Scottish Rear admiral and Arctic For the game see 1829 (board game. Year 1829 ( MDCCCXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display Sir Felix Booth (1775 Roydon Essex &ndash January 24 1850 Brighton, Sussex) was a wealthy UK Gin distiller Ross encountered a large Inuit community whom he described as living in "snow cottages" (i. Inuit (plural the singular Inuk, means "man" or "person" is a general term for a group of culturally similar Indigenous peoples inhabiting e. igloos) and immortalized in Ross's painting North Hendon. An igloo ( Inuit language: iglu, Inuktitut syllabics: ᐃᒡᓗ "house" plural iglooit or igluit, but in English
The north magnetic pole was at one point located here by Ross. The Earth's North Magnetic Pole is the wandering point on the Earth's surface at which the Earth's magnetic field points vertically downwards (i