Baffin Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic between W Greenland & E Baffin Island

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  • Baffin Bay — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baffin Bay — (French: Baie de Baffin ) is a sea between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. It is 1130 km (700 mi) across from north to south. It is not navigable most of the year because of the presence of large numbers of icebergs.HistoryIn 1585 British… …   Wikipedia

  • Baffin Bay — [after BAFFIN1 William, its discoverer] arm of the N Atlantic, between Greenland & Baffin Island …   English World dictionary

  • Baffin Bay — a part of the Arctic Ocean between W Greenland and E Baffin Island. * * * Large inlet, Atlantic Ocean, between western Greenland and eastern Baffin Island. With an area of 266,000 sq mi (689,000 sq km), it extends 900 mi (1,450 km) southward from …   Universalium

  • Baffin Bay — Sp Bãfino įlanka Ap Baffin Bay L Madrės lagūnos dalis, JAV (Teksasas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Baffin Bay — Baf′fin Bay′ n. geg a part of the Arctic Ocean between W Greenland and E Baffin Island …   From formal English to slang

  • Baffin Bay — /bæfən ˈbeɪ/ (say bafuhn bay) noun part of the North West Passage, between Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. {named after William Baffin} …   Australian English dictionary

  • BAFFIN BAY —    a strait stretching northward between N. America and Greenland, open four months in summer to whale and seal fishing; discovered in 1615 by William Baffin …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Baffin Bay — noun A sea between Greenland and Nunavut …   Wiktionary

  • Baffin Bay — noun a body of water between Greenland and northeastern Canada; connected with the Arctic Ocean to the north and with the Atlantic Ocean (via the Labrador Sea) to the south; icebound in winter • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

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