Wellington Bay

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Wellington Bay
Location Dease Strait
Coordinates 69°22′N 106°30′W / 69.37°N 106.50°W / 69.37; -106.50 (Wellington Bay)Coordinates: 69°22′N 106°30′W / 69.37°N 106.50°W / 69.37; -106.50 (Wellington Bay)
River sources Ekalluk River
Halovik River
Lauchlan River
Paliryuak River
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Wellington Bay[1] is an Arctic waterway in Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Dease Strait, off southern Victoria Island. It is northwest of the community of Cambridge Bay.

It is one of several Canadian landforms named in honor of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.

Geography[edit]

There are several small islands within the bay. Several rivers flow into it including the Ekalluk River, Halovik River, Lauchlan River, and Paliryuak River.[2]

Fauna[edit]

Commercialty fishing activities include Arctic char.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Natural Resources Canada WELLINGTON BAY Quad, Nunavut, Topographic Map". topozone.com. Retrieved 2008-10-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Cambridge Bay Arctic Char". Stock Status Report 2004/010. dfo-mpo.gc.ca. 2004. p. 3. Retrieved 2009-05-06.