Queen Maud Gulf
|Queen Maud Gulf|
|Ocean/sea sources||Arctic Ocean|
|Islands||Jenny Lind Island, King William Island, Royal Geographical Society Island|
|Official name||Queen Maud Gulf|
|Designated||24 May 1982|
Queen Maud Gulf lies between the northern coast of the mainland and the southeastern corner of Victoria Island in Nunavut, Canada. At its western end lies Cambridge Bay, leading to Dease Strait; to the east lies Simpson Strait; and to the north, Victoria Strait.
The wreck of HMS Erebus from Franklin's lost expedition of 1845 to the Northwest Passage was found in 2014. The wreck lies at the bottom of the eastern portion of Queen Maud Gulf, west of O'Reilly Island.
Islands in the Queen Maud Gulf include:
- "Queen Maud Gulf". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- Chase, Steven (9 September 2014). "Finding of Franklin ship fuels Harper's new nationalism". The Globe and Mail. Ottawa. Retrieved 10 September 2014.
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