Buchanan Bay

Summary

Buchanan Bay
Buchanan Bay is located in Nunavut
Buchanan Bay
Buchanan Bay
Buchanan Bay is located in Canada
Buchanan Bay
Buchanan Bay
LocationNares Strait
Coordinates78°58′N 75°11′W / 78.967°N 75.183°W / 78.967; -75.183 (Buchanan Bay)Coordinates: 78°58′N 75°11′W / 78.967°N 75.183°W / 78.967; -75.183 (Buchanan Bay)
Basin countriesCanada
SettlementsUninhabited

Buchanan Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island. The bay is bordered by Cape Camperdown on Bache Peninsula to the north, Cape Rutherford on Johan Peninsula to the south, and the Alexandra Fiord at its head.

It is 64 km (40 mi) long, and up to 32 km (20 mi) wide.

Fauna

Muskox frequent the area.[1]

References

  1. ^ The American Magazine. Vol. 55 (Digitized Oct 20, 2005 ed.). Crowell-Collier Pub. Co. 1903. pp. 235, 238.