Batty Bay

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Batty Bay
Map indicating Batty Bay, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.png
Batty Bay, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.
Location Prince Regent Inlet
Coordinates 73°13′59″N 91°25′0″W / 73.23306°N 91.41667°W / 73.23306; -91.41667 (Batty Bay)Coordinates: 73°13′59″N 91°25′0″W / 73.23306°N 91.41667°W / 73.23306; -91.41667 (Batty Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Settlements Uninhabited

Batty Bay is an narrow bay in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is an arm of Prince Regent Inlet on the eastern side of Somerset Island.

History[edit]

It was an area frequented by Arctic explorers such as Sir John Franklin[1] and Captain John Ross[2] who left his boats here in 1832. William Kennedy (explorer) wintered here in 1852.

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