Perry River (Nunavut)

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Perry River
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Native nameKuukyuak (Inuinnaqtun)
Territory Nunavut
Region Kitikmeot
Physical characteristics
Chester Bay, Queen Maud Gulf
67°43′N102°14′W / 67.717°N 102.233°W / 67.717; -102.233 [1] Coordinates: 67°43′N102°14′W / 67.717°N 102.233°W / 67.717; -102.233 [2]

Perry River (Kuugjuaq) is a waterway in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. It empties into Chester Bay on the southern Queen Maud Gulf. [3]

At one time, Stephen Angulalik, and later Red Pedersen, ran a Hudson's Bay Company outpost called Perry River ( 67°48′N102°17′W / 67.800°N 102.283°W / 67.800; -102.283 [4] ) on a small island at the mouth of the river. [5] [6]

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  2. "Perry River". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada.
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  5. "A Famous Inuk". kitikmeotheritage. Archived from the original on 2008-02-01. Retrieved 2008-01-11.
  6. Perry River Unincorporated place