Allman Bay


Allman Bay
Allman Bay is located in Nunavut
Allman Bay
Allman Bay
Location in Nunavut
LocationNares Strait
Coordinates79°30′N 073°49′W / 79.500°N 73.817°W / 79.500; -73.817 (Allman Bay)Coordinates: 79°30′N 073°49′W / 79.500°N 73.817°W / 79.500; -73.817 (Allman Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Allman Bay is an arm of Nares Strait, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located in eastern Ellesmere Island, forming the southern edge of the Darling Peninsula. Dobbin Bay is 28 km (17 mi)[1] to the northeast.


Admiral Sir George Nares explored the bay during his voyage of 1875–1876.[2]

During the period of August 18, 1898, through August 2, 1899, American explorer Robert Peary's ship was ice-bound in Allman Bay.[3]


  1. ^ "Allman Bay". Retrieved 2009-06-11.
  2. ^ Nares, George Strong; Henry W Feilden (1878). Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H. M. ships 'Alert' and 'Discovery.' (Digitized Sep 13, 2007 ed.). S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. pp. 164, 169.
  3. ^ "News from Lieut. Peary" (PDF). The New York Times. September 11, 1899. Retrieved 2009-06-11.