Dease Strait

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Not to be confused with Dease Creek or Dease River.
Dease Strait, Nunavut, Canada.
  Northwest Territories

Dease Strait is an east-west waterway between the mainland's Kent Peninsula and Victoria Island in Nunavut, Canada. At its eastern end, approximately 12 mi (19 km) wide, is Cambridge Bay; to the west it widens to approximately 38 mi (61 km) and becomes Coronation Gulf. The strait is 100 mi (160 km) long.[1]


  1. ^ Pharand, D.; Legault, L.H. (1984). The Northwest Passage: Arctic Straits. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 14. ISBN 90-247-2979-3. 

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Coordinates: 68°49′59″N 107°30′00″W / 68.83306°N 107.50000°W / 68.83306; -107.50000 (Dease Strait)