Garnet Bay


Garnet Bay
Garnet Bay is located in Nunavut
Garnet Bay
Garnet Bay
LocationFoxe Basin
Coordinates65°18′N 75°22′W / 65.30°N 75.36°W / 65.30; -75.36 (Garnet Bay)Coordinates: 65°18′N 75°22′W / 65.30°N 75.36°W / 65.30; -75.36 (Garnet Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Garnet Bay is an arm of the Foxe Basin in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the northern coast of Foxe Peninsula, in western Baffin Island. The closest community is Cape Dorset, situated 137 km (85 mi) to the south,[1] while Nuwata, a former settlement, is situated to the west.


The bay has a 4 km (2.5 mi) wide lesser snow goose nesting area.[2]


  1. ^ "Garnet Bay". travelingluck: Retrieved 2009-09-28.
  2. ^ Kerbes, R.H.; K.M.Meeres; R.T. Alisauskas; F.D. Caswell; K.F. Abraham; R.K. Ross (2006). "Surveys of Nesting Mid-continent Lesser Snow Geese and Ross's Geese in Eastern and Central Arctic Canada, 1997-98". Technical Report Series. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Canadian Wildlife Service (447).