meaning of baffin bay

baffin bay meaning in General Dictionary

a body of water between Greenland and northeastern Canada; connected with the Arctic Ocean towards the north along with the Atlantic Ocean (via the Labrador Sea) to the south; icebound in wintertime

Sentence Examples with the word baffin bay

She sailed in June 1853, and passing up Smith Sound at the head of Baffin Bay advanced into the enclosed sea which now bears the name of Kane Basin, thus establishing the Polar route of many future Arctic expeditions.

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