Cape Sabine

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Pim Island. Photographed in 2005
Pim Island to the memory of dead men from the expedition of Adolphus Greely. Photographed in 2005

Cape Sabine is a land point on Pim Island, in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

History[edit]

It was the site of the winter camp of Adolphus Greely and the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition in 1883/84.[1]

This cape was named after Arctic explorer Sir Edward Sabine (1788-1883).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guttridge, Leonard F. (2000-09-01). "Ghosts of Cape Sabine: the harrowing true story of the Greely expedition". Arctic Institute of North America of the University of Calgary. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 

Coordinates: 78°43′55″N 074°06′00″W / 78.73194°N 74.10000°W / 78.73194; -74.10000 (Cape Sabine)