Batty Bay

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Batty Bay
Map indicating Batty Bay, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.png
Batty Bay, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.
Location Prince Regent Inlet
Coordinates 73°13′59″N 91°25′0″W / 73.23306°N 91.41667°W / 73.23306; -91.41667 (Batty Bay)Coordinates: 73°13′59″N 91°25′0″W / 73.23306°N 91.41667°W / 73.23306; -91.41667 (Batty Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Settlements Uninhabited

Batty Bay is a narrow bay in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is an arm of Prince Regent Inlet on the eastern side of Somerset Island.

History[edit]

It was an area frequented by Arctic explorers such as Sir John Franklin[1] and Captain John Ross[2] who left his boats here in 1832. William Kennedy (explorer) wintered here in 1852.

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