Hans Island lies in the Kennedy Channel between Ellesmere Island and Greenland, and is claimed by both Canada and Denmark.
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Wikipedia summarizes the known facts about the island and the territorial dispute.
Hans Island: no oil, no minerals, but lots of geology
Nunatsiaq News on the visit of two geologists to Hans Island.
Canada island visit angers Danes
The BBC reports that the Canadian defence minister's visit to a tiny barren island in the Arctic sparks a row with Denmark. (July 25, 2005)
Hands off Hans Island
The Canada Free Press explains the legal importance of Hans Island. (July 25, 2005)
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