Harkin Bay


Harkin Bay
Harkin Bay is located in Nunavut
Harkin Bay
Harkin Bay
LocationFoxe Basin
Coordinates64°50′N 78°07′W / 64.83°N 78.11°W / 64.83; -78.11 (Harkin Bay)Coordinates: 64°50′N 78°07′W / 64.83°N 78.11°W / 64.83; -78.11 (Harkin Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Harkin Bay is an arm of the Foxe Basin in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the northeastern Foxe Peninsula, in western Baffin Island. The closest community, Cape Dorset, is situated 106 km (66 mi) to the south, while Nuwata, a former settlement, is situated 42 km (26 mi) to the west.[1]


Polar bears frequent the area.[2]


  1. ^ "Harkin Bay". travelingluck: travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-09-29.
  2. ^ Freeman, Milton (1976). Inuit Land Use and Occupancy Project: a report. 1. Research Limited, Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Digitized Jan 24, 2008 ed.). Minister of Supply and Services Canada. p. 128. ISBN 0-660-00399-6.