De la Beche Bay

Summary

De la Beche Bay
De la Beche Bay is located in Nunavut
De la Beche Bay
De la Beche Bay
LocationViscount Melville Sound
Coordinates75°18′N 100°36′W / 75.3°N 100.6°W / 75.3; -100.6 (De la Beche Bay)Coordinates: 75°18′N 100°36′W / 75.3°N 100.6°W / 75.3; -100.6 (De la Beche Bay)
Basin countriesCanada
SettlementsUninhabited

De la Beche Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Located off southern Bathurst Island, the bay is an arm of Viscount Melville Sound. It is entered at Harding Point.[1]

It was named in honor of English geologist Sir Henry De la Beche.

References

  1. ^ Arctic Canada. Sailing Directions Series (Digitized Aug 12, 2009 ed.). Canadian Government Publishing. 1986. p. 189. ISBN 0-660-12105-0.