Copes Bay


Copes Bay
Copes Bay is located in Nunavut
Copes Bay
Copes Bay
LocationNares Strait
Coordinates76°30′0″N 79°25′0″W / 76.50000°N 79.41667°W / 76.50000; -79.41667 (Copes Bay)Coordinates: 76°30′0″N 79°25′0″W / 76.50000°N 79.41667°W / 76.50000; -79.41667 (Copes Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Copes Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island, and marks the northern edge of Cook Peninsula.


English adventurer David Hempleman-Adams passed through Copes Bay during his solo trek to the Geomagnetic North Pole in 2003.[1]


  1. ^ Uhlig, Robert (8 April 2003). "'This was the hardest yet. It's time to stop.'". Archived from the original on 2012-11-11. Retrieved 2009-06-11.