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Pelly Bay

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Pelly Bay

Pelly Bay
Location Gulf of Boothia
Basin countries Canada
Settlements Kugaaruk

Pelly Bay is an Arctic waterway in Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is located in the Gulf of Boothia. To the east, it is bounded by the Simpson Peninsula. Helen Island lies in the bay.

The settlement of Kugaaruk is located on the bay's eastern shore. Until 1999, Kugaaruk was also known as Pelly Bay.

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