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Admiralty Inlet

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an arm of the Pacific Ocean in NW Washington, at the entry to Puget Sound.
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passage of water located between Brodeur and Borden peninsulas and indenting for 230 miles (370 km) the northwest coast of Baffin Island in the Baffin region of Nunavut territory, Canada. The inlet, leading southward from Lancaster Sound of Baffin Bay, is 2 to 20 miles (3 to 32 km) wide, with a shoreline that rises abruptly about 1,000 to 1,500 feet (300 to 460 metres). Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk; pop. [2006] 690), a mineral exploration and hunting base, is on its northeastern shore.

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