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Maxwell Bay

Maxwell Bay
Location Lancaster Sound
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Maxwell Bay is a waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the southern coast of Devon Island in the eastern high Arctic. Like Croker Bay to the west, it is an arm of Lancaster Sound and Barrow Strait.

Maxwell Bay was named by William Edward Parry in honor of Sir Murray Maxwell.[1][2]


  1. ^ Gardner, Charles Kitchell (1822). The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review 4 (Digitized Feb 26, 2007 ed.). Wiley and Halsted. p. 67. 
  2. ^ The Gentleman's magazine (Digitized Aug 2, 2005 ed.). F. Jefferie. 1820. p. 546. 

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