Akshayuk Pass , formerly known as Pangnirtung Pass, is a mountain pass in the Baffin Mountains, Nunavut, Canada. It is part of the Auyuittuq National Park area.
Akshayuk Pass is located in Baffin Island's Cumberland Peninsula. It is a 100 km (62 mi) long mountain pass along a spectacular valley through the southern Baffin Mountains. Summit Lake is the highest point on the pass. .
Akshayuk Pass is an ancient riverbed that has eroded to its present size and shape providing a travel route through, and drainage for, glaciers that spill into the river valleys below.
Akshayuk Pass from the air, November 2014