Pistol Bay

Pistol Bay
Pistol Bay is located in Nunavut
Pistol Bay
Pistol Bay
LocationHudson Bay
Coordinates62°25′01″N 92°40′30″W / 62.417°N 92.675°W / 62.417; -92.675 (Pistol Bay)Coordinates: 62°25′01″N 92°40′30″W / 62.417°N 92.675°W / 62.417; -92.675 (Pistol Bay)
Basin countriesCanada
SettlementsUninhabited

Pistol Bay is a waterway in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in northwestern Hudson Bay between Igloo Point and Term Point.[1] The Pork Peninsula separates the bay and Corbett Inlet.

History

In 1815, Robert Kerr wrote that it was considered at one point as a possible gateway to the Northwest Passage.[2]

References

  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. ^ Kerr, Robert (1815). A general history and collection of voyages and travels: arranged in systematic order: forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present time. W. Blackwood. pp. 147–. Retrieved 28 December 2010.


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