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Minto Inlet
Location Victoria Island
Ocean/sea sources Amundsen Gulf
Basin countries Northwest Territories, Canada
Max. length 121 km (75 mi)
Max. width 19 km (12 mi)

Minto Inlet is located east of Amundsen Gulf in western Victoria Island, at the southern end of Prince of Wales Strait in the Northwest Territories. It is 75 mi (121 km) long and between 8–25 mi (13–40 km) wide.

The inlet is part of the historical territory of the Copper Inuit. It continues to be notable for the Minto Inlet caribou herd calving grounds. Richard Collinson wintered here in 1851/52.

The Canadian field-naturalist (1973) (20511445502)
Map of the Minto Inlet area
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