Okse Bay

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Okse Bay
Location Norwegian Bay
Coordinates 87°29′59″N 77°7′0″W / 87.49972°N 77.11667°W / 87.49972; -77.11667 (Okse Bay)Coordinates: 87°29′59″N 77°7′0″W / 87.49972°N 77.11667°W / 87.49972; -77.11667 (Okse Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Okse Bay is an Arctic waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Norwegian Bay by southwestern Ellesmere Island, east of Buckingham Island.


The thick series of strata at Okse Bay, characterized by sandstones, mudstones, and shale, are referred to as the Okse Bay Formation.[1]


  1. ^ "Memoir". 320. Geological Survey of Canada. 1963. p. 63. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Rice, R. J. (1988). The sedimentology and petrology of the Okse Bay group, Middle and Upper Devonian, on S.W. Ellesmere Island and North Kent Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Ottawa: National Library of Canada.