Hadley Bay


Hadley Bay
Hadley Bay is located in Nunavut
Hadley Bay
Hadley Bay
LocationViscount Melville Sound
Coordinates72°31′N 108°12′W / 72.517°N 108.200°W / 72.517; -108.200 (Hadley Bay)Coordinates: 72°31′N 108°12′W / 72.517°N 108.200°W / 72.517; -108.200 (Hadley Bay)
River sourcesNanook River
Basin countriesCanada

Hadley Bay (/ˈhædl/ (audio speaker iconlisten), HAD-lee)[1] is an Arctic waterway in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in western Viscount Melville Sound, by northern Victoria Island. It is east of Wynniatt Bay, and 250 km (160 mi) north of the community of Cambridge Bay.


The Nanook River flows north into Hadley Bay.[2] The bay has several unnamed islands within it.


Its recent history has included mining exploration.[3]


  1. ^ "Hadley". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
  2. ^ Hodgins, Bruce W.; Gwyneth Hoyle (1994). Canoeing north into the unknown: a record of river travel, 1874 to 1974. Dundurn Press Ltd. p. 253. ISBN 0-920474-93-4.
  3. ^ INAC Nunavut Regional Office. "Exploration and Mining in Nunavut (January - August 2002)". Nunavut Rocks. ainc-inac.gc.ca. Archived from the original on 2006-02-06. Retrieved 2008-10-07.