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Bartlett Bay
Location Nares Strait
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Bartlett Bay is an Arctic waterway in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is in Nares Strait off eastern Ellesmere Island, off the Bache Peninsula. Victoria Head marks the northern tip of its mouth.

It is named in honor of Captain Robert Bartlett, a Newfoundland navigator and Arctic explorer.

Geography

The Bartlett Bay Lowland, encompassing an area of approximately 50 km2 (19 sq mi), is composed of mesic habitat and wet meadows.

Fauna

Muskox frequent the area.

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