Prince Alfred Bay


Prince Alfred Bay
Prince Alfred Bay is located in Nunavut
Prince Alfred Bay
Prince Alfred Bay
LocationWellington Channel
Coordinates76°15′N 93°20′W / 76.25°N 93.33°W / 76.25; -93.33 (Prince Alfred Bay)Coordinates: 76°15′N 93°20′W / 76.25°N 93.33°W / 76.25; -93.33 (Prince Alfred Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Prince Alfred Bay is a waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the western coast of Devon Island, forming a border of the Grinnell Peninsula, in the eastern high Arctic. Like Pioneer Bay to the south, it is an arm of Wellington Channel.


Prince Alfred Bay's southern coast is characterized by rugged hills.[1]


  1. ^ Sutherland, Peter Cormack (1852). Journal of a voyage in Baffin's bay and Barrow straits, in the years 1850-1851 ..: under the command of Mr. William Penney, in search of the missing crews of H. M. ships, Erebus and Terror . (Digitized Sep 18, 2007 ed.). Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. p. 87.

Further reading

  • Morrow, D. W., & Kerr, J. W. (1977). Stratigraphy and sedimentology of Lower Paleozoic formations near Prince Alfred Bay, Devon Island. Ottawa, Canada: Geological Survey of Canada.
  • Morrow, D. W., & Kerr, J. W. (1986). Geology of Grinnell Peninsula and the Prince Alfred Bay area, Devon Island, District of Franklin, Northwest Territories. Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada.