Pioneer Bay

Summary

Pioneer Bay
Pioneer Bay is located in Nunavut
Pioneer Bay
Pioneer Bay
LocationWellington Channel
Coordinates76°07′N 92°39′W / 76.11°N 92.65°W / 76.11; -92.65 (Pioneer Bay)Coordinates: 76°07′N 92°39′W / 76.11°N 92.65°W / 76.11; -92.65 (Pioneer Bay)
Basin countriesCanada
SettlementsUninhabited

Pioneer Bay is a waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the southwestern coast of Devon Island in the eastern high Arctic. Like Baring Bay to the south and Prince Alfred Bay to the north, it is an arm of Wellington Channel.

History

In 1908, Frederick Cook, an American explorer and physician, explored in this region.[1]

References

  1. ^ Mills, William James (2003). Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 187. ISBN 1-57607-422-6.