Mistake Bay

Mistake Bay
Mistake Bay is located in Nunavut
Mistake Bay
Mistake Bay
LocationHudson Bay
Coordinates62°09′00″N 92°54′58″W / 62.150°N 92.916°W / 62.150; -92.916 (Mistake Bay)Coordinates: 62°09′00″N 92°54′58″W / 62.150°N 92.916°W / 62.150; -92.916 (Mistake Bay)
Basin countriesCanada

Mistake Bay is a waterway in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in northwestern Hudson Bay by the old mining settlement and trading post of Tavani. Mistake Bay, to the south of Wilson Bay, has numerous islands and shoals.[1] The mission Saint Francois Xavier was founded here in 1939 or 1940 by Father Dunleavy.[2]


  1. ^ National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (January 2005). Prostar Sailing Directions 2005 Newfoundland, Labrador, and Hudson Bay Enroute. ProStar Publications. pp. 275–. ISBN 978-1-57785-661-0. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
  2. ^ Laugrand, Frédéric (2002). Mourir et renaître: la réception du christianisme par les Inuit de l'Arctique de l'Est canadien (1890-1940) (in French). Presses Université Laval. pp. 111–. ISBN 978-2-7637-7823-5. Retrieved 28 December 2010.

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