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Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

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Rankin Inlet (Inuktitut: Kangiqiniq ᑲᖏᕿᓂᖅ or Kangirliniq ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ) is a city in Nunavut territory of Canada. It is in western Hudson Bay. The town was founded by the owners of the Rankin Inlet Mine, which produced nickel and copper ores there between 1957 and 1962. The mine was the first case of Inuit miners in Canada.

The community is served by the Rankin Inlet Airport.

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