Charts 4766, 4765

Kangalasiorvik Bay is misnamed Bears Gut on charts 4765and 4766. It provides good shelter in moderate depth with apparently good holding.


From the N the entrance is wide and clear except for a group of rocks about half a mile NW of Kangalasiorvik Island. These rocks break in a moderate swell. In poor visibility the safest route is to close the mainland coast well north of the N end of Kangalasiorvik Island and follow the mainland coast S into the bay.

From the S there is a narrow but clear passage between the mainland and some drying rocks off the skerries to the SW of Kangalasiorvik Island.


Iron Bark anchored on the W side of the bay as shown, well sheltered from all direction in 21 ft (6.5m) mud and weed. The surrounding mountains may produce williwaws.

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