Pioneer Bay

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Pioneer Bay
Location Wellington Channel
Coordinates 76°07′N 92°39′W / 76.11°N 92.65°W / 76.11; -92.65 (Pioneer Bay)Coordinates: 76°07′N 92°39′W / 76.11°N 92.65°W / 76.11; -92.65 (Pioneer Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Pioneer Bay is a waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It lies off the southwestern coast of Devon Island in the eastern high Arctic. Like Baring Bay to the south and Prince Alfred Bay to the north, it is an arm of Wellington Channel.

History[edit]

In 1908, Frederick Cook, an American explorer and physician, explored in this region.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mills, William James (2003). Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 187. ISBN 1-57607-422-6.