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Scoresby Bay

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Scoresby Bay

Scoresby Bay
Location Nares Strait
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Scoresby Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island's Darling Peninsula, west of Nunatami, Greenland.

The bay is named in honor of William Scoresby, an English Arctic explorer and scientist.


The area is characterized as a flood plain of gravel and silt.[1]


  1. ^ Aiken, S.G.; L.L. Consaul, & M.J. Dallwitz. "Poaceae of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago". Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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