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Wellington Bay
Location Dease Strait
River sources Ekalluk River
Halovik River
Paalliq
Paliryuak River
Ocean/sea sources Arctic Ocean
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Uninhabited

Wellington Bay is an Arctic waterway in Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in Dease Strait, off southern Victoria Island. It is northwest of the community of Cambridge Bay.

It is one of several Canadian landforms named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.

Geography

There are several small islands within the bay. Several rivers flow into it including the Ekalluk River, Halovik River, Paalliq, and Paliryuak River.

Fauna

Commercial fishing activities include Arctic char.

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