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Resolute Bay
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Looking west along the edge of Resolute Bay.
Resolute Bay is located in Nunavut
Resolute Bay
Resolute Bay
Location in Nunavut
Location Parry Channel
Coordinates 74°41′N 094°52′W / 74.683°N 94.867°W / 74.683; -94.867 (Resolute Bay)
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Resolute

Resolute Bay is an Arctic waterway in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Parry Channel on the southern side of Cornwallis Island. The hamlet of Resolute is located on the northern shore of the bay with Resolute Bay Airport to the northwest. The Inuit people associated with Resolute Bay are called 'Qausuittuq' and the population of the hamlet in the 2006 census was 229.

On the western shore, the Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE) and the Communications Research Centre operated a launch site for sounding rockets. Between 1966 and 1971 rockets of the types Black Brant and Boosted Arcas were launched.

1 of several Ancient Thule Homes
A small hut built some 600 years ago by the Thule people, ancestors of the Inuit, near the hamlet of Resolute it was restored by archaeologists.


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