Queen Maud Gulf

Queen Maud Gulf
Queen Maud Gulf is located in Nunavut
Queen Maud Gulf
Queen Maud Gulf
Location of Queen Maud Gulf in Nunavut
Queen Maud Gulf is located in Canada
Queen Maud Gulf
Queen Maud Gulf
Location of Queen Maud Gulf in Canada
LocationNunavut, Canada
Coordinates68°20′N 102°00′W / 68.333°N 102.000°W / 68.333; -102.000 (Queen Maud Gulf)Coordinates: 68°20′N 102°00′W / 68.333°N 102.000°W / 68.333; -102.000 (Queen Maud Gulf)
TypeGulf
Ocean/sea sourcesArctic Ocean
Basin countriesCanada
IslandsJenny Lind Island, King William Island, Royal Geographical Society Island
Designations
Official nameQueen Maud Gulf
Designated24 May 1982
Reference no.246[1]

Queen Maud Gulf lies between the northern coast of the mainland and the southeastern corner of Victoria Island in Nunavut, Canada. At its western end lies Cambridge Bay, leading to Dease Strait; to the east lies Simpson Strait; and to the north, Victoria Strait. It is home to the Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

  1. ^ "Queen Maud Gulf". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.