Davis Strait
geographical name strait connecting Baffin Bay with the Atlantic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Davis Strait — Davis Strait, lying between Greenland and Nunavut, Canada.   Nunavut …   Wikipedia

  • Davis Strait — arm of the Atlantic between Baffin Island, Canada, and W Greenland: c. 200 400 mi (322 644 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • DAVIS STRAIT —    strait connecting Baffin s Bay with the Atlantic, discovered by JOHN DAVIS (q.v. DAVIS, JOHN) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Davis Strait — a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 200 500 mi. (320 800 km) wide. * * * Strait, northern Atlantic Ocean. Lying between southeastern Baffin Island and southwestern Greenland, it separates Baffin Bay to… …   Universalium

  • Davis Strait — Da′vis Strait′ n. geg a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 200–500 mi. (320–800 km) wide …   From formal English to slang

  • Davis Strait — Lage der Davisstraße Die Davisstraße ist die Meerenge zwischen der kanadischen Baffininsel und Grönland, sie verbindet die Labradorsee mit der Baffin Bay. Sie ist 700 km lang, und 300 km breit. Deshalb ist sie auch eine der breitesten Meerengen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Davis Strait — /deɪvəs ˈstreɪt/ (say dayvuhs strayt) noun a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 320–800 km wide. {named after John Davis1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Davis Strait — a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 200 500 mi. (320 800 km) wide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Davis Sea — is an area of the sea along the coast of East Antarctica between West Ice Shelf in the west and the Shackleton Ice Shelf in the east[1], or between 82° and 96°E. East of it is Mawson Sea, and in the west is Cooperation Sea. According to the Great …   Wikipedia

  • Strait of Malacca — The Strait of Malacca connects the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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