East Bay (Nunavut)

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East Bay
Location Hudson Bay
Coordinates 64°0′0″N 81°59′59″W / 64.00000°N 81.99972°W / 64.00000; -81.99972 (East Bay)Coordinates: 64°0′0″N 81°59′59″W / 64.00000°N 81.99972°W / 64.00000; -81.99972 (East Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Surface area 2,506 km2 (968 sq mi)
Settlements Uninhabited

East Bay is a waterway in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Hudson Bay off eastern Southampton Island. Caribou Island lies to the north of the bay's mouth.


The habitat is characterized by tundra, sedge, grassy meadows, inlets, coastal marine features, rocky flats and barrens. The elevation rises up to 122 m (400 ft) above sea level.


East bay is a notable bird area. It is designated as a migratory bird sanctuary, Important Bird Area, and Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat.[1]


  1. ^ "East Bay/Native Bay". bsc-eoc.org. Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2009-05-05.