Buchanan Bay

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Buchanan Bay
Location Nares Strait
Coordinates 78°58′07″N 75°10′47″W / 78.968576°N 75.179719°W / 78.968576; -75.179719 (Buchanan Bay)Coordinates: 78°58′07″N 75°10′47″W / 78.968576°N 75.179719°W / 78.968576; -75.179719 (Buchanan Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Buchanan Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island. The bay is bordered by Cape Camperdown on Bache Peninsula to the north, Cape Rutherford on Johan Peninsula to the south, and the Alexandra Fiord at its head.

It is 40 mi (64 km) long, and up to 20 mi (32 km) wide.

Fauna[edit]

Muskox frequent the area.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The American Magazine 55 (Digitized Oct 20, 2005 ed.). Crowell-Collier Pub. Co. 1903. pp. 235, 238.