Copes Bay

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Copes Bay
Location Nares Strait
Coordinates 76°30′0″N 79°25′0″W / 76.50000°N 79.41667°W / 76.50000; -79.41667 (Copes Bay)Coordinates: 76°30′0″N 79°25′0″W / 76.50000°N 79.41667°W / 76.50000; -79.41667 (Copes Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Copes Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Nares Strait by eastern Ellesmere Island, and marks the northern edge of Cook Peninsula.


English adventurer David Hempleman-Adams passed through Copes Bay during his solo trek to the Geomagnetic North Pole in 2003.[1]


  1. ^ Uhlig, Robert (8 April 2003). "'This was the hardest yet. It's time to stop.'". Retrieved 2009-06-11.