Harkin Bay

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Harkin Bay
Location Foxe Basin
Coordinates 64°50′N 78°07′W / 64.83°N 78.11°W / 64.83; -78.11 (Harkin Bay)Coordinates: 64°50′N 78°07′W / 64.83°N 78.11°W / 64.83; -78.11 (Harkin Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Harkin Bay is an arm of the Foxe Basin in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. It is located on the northeastern Foxe Peninsula, in western Baffin Island. The closest community, Cape Dorset, is situated 106 km (66 mi) to the south, while Nuwata, a former settlement, is situated 42 km (26 mi) to the west.[1]


Polar bears frequent the area.[2]


  1. ^ "Harkin Bay". travelingluck: travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-09-29. 
  2. ^ Freeman, Milton (1976). Inuit Land Use and Occupancy Project: a report. 1. Research Limited, Canada. Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Digitized Jan 24, 2008 ed.). Minister of Supply and Services Canada. p. 128. ISBN 0-660-00399-6.