The Full Wiki

More info on Baillarge Bay

Baillarge Bay: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Baillarge Bay
Location Admiralty Inlet
Coordinates 73°25′N 84°30′W / 73.42°N 84.5°W / 73.42; -84.5 (Baillarge Bay)Coordinates: 73°25′N 84°30′W / 73.42°N 84.5°W / 73.42; -84.5 (Baillarge Bay)
Countries Canada
Surface area 610 km2 (240 sq mi)

Baillarge Bay is an uninhabited waterway in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is the second waterway to press eastward from Admiralty Inlet into Baffin Island. The southern point of its mouth is named Ship Point.

Geography

Characterized by open sea, coastal cliffs, and rocky marine shore habitat, the elevation rises up to 610 m (2,000 ft) above sea level.

Fauna

The uninhabited bay is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU067) stretching 15 km (9.3 mi) up the coastline to Elwin Inlet.[1] It is also an International Biological Program site (Region 9, #7-7) and Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site (NU Site 19).[2]

A sizeable population of Northern Fulmar are found here. Caribou, polar bear, and walrus, as well as Harp Seal, Ringed Seal, and White Whale frequent the area.

References

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message