Prince Gustav Adolf Sea

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Prince Gustav Adolf Sea, an arm of the Arctic Ocean, is located in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada.

It is situated amongst the islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The sea is bounded on the west by Borden Island and Mackenzie King Island, and on the east by Ellef Ringnes Island. To the south is Lougheed Island. The sea opens into the Arctic Ocean to the north, and into the Byam Martin Channel and Maclean Strait to the south.

The Sea is named after Swedish king Gustav VI Adolf.[1]


  1. ^ Otto Neumann, Sverdrup (1959). Arctic adventures: Adapted from New land: four years in the Arctic regions. Longmans. p. 215. 

Coordinates: 78°30′N 107°0′W / 78.500°N 107.000°W / 78.500; -107.000 (Prince Gustav Adolf Sea)