Croker Bay

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Croker Bay
Location Lancaster Sound
Coordinates 74°42′N 83°14′W / 74.70°N 83.24°W / 74.70; -83.24 (Croker Bay)Coordinates: 74°42′N 83°14′W / 74.70°N 83.24°W / 74.70; -83.24 (Croker Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Croker Bay (originally: Croker's Bay) is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the southern coast of Devon Island in the eastern high Arctic. Like Maxwell Bay to the east, it is an arm of Lancaster Sound and Barrow Strait.

The abandoned Dundas Harbour is 32.1 mi (51.7 km) miles to the east.[1]

Croker's Bay was named by William Edward Parry in honor of John Wilson Croker.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croker Bay, Nunavut, Canada". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-06-07. 
  2. ^ Gardner, Charles Kitchell (1822). The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review 4 (Digitized Feb 26, 2007 ed.). Wiley and Halsted. p. 65.