Sawyer Bay


Sawyer Bay
Sawyer Bay is located in Nunavut
Sawyer Bay
Sawyer Bay
LocationNares Strait
Coordinates79°22′01″N 78°00′00″W / 79.367°N 78.000°W / 79.367; -78.000 (Sawyer Bay)Coordinates: 79°22′01″N 78°00′00″W / 79.367°N 78.000°W / 79.367; -78.000 (Sawyer Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Sawyer Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island. Benedict Glacier fills the head of the bay.[1]


Robert Peary's 1905-1906 exploration included this bay.[1]


  1. ^ a b Peary, Robert Edwin (1907). Nearest the Pole: a narrative of the Polar expedition of the Peary Arctic club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906 (Digitized Apr 25, 2008 ed.). Doubleday, Page & Co.