East Bay (Nunavut)

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East Bay
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 64°0′0″N 81°59′59″W / 64.00000°N 81.99972°W / 64.00000; -81.99972 (East Bay)Coordinates: 64°0′0″N 81°59′59″W / 64.00000°N 81.99972°W / 64.00000; -81.99972 (East Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Surface area 2,506 km2 (968 sq mi)
Settlements Uninhabited

East Bay is a waterway in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Hudson Bay off eastern Southampton Island. Caribou Island lies to the north of the bay's mouth.

Geography[edit]

The habitat is characterized by tundra, sedge, grassy meadows, inlets, coastal marine features, rocky flats and barrens. The elevation rises up to 122 m (400 ft) above sea level.

Fauna[edit]

East bay is a notable bird area. It is designated as a migratory bird sanctuary, Important Bird Area, and Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Bay/Native Bay". bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2009-05-05.