Baffin Bay


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Baffin Bay

An ice-clogged body of water between Greenland and the eastern islands of Canada's Arctic Archipelago, including Ellesmere, Devon, and Baffin Islands. It connects with the Arctic Ocean to the north and west and with the Atlantic Ocean to the south by way of Davis Strait.

Baffin Bay

n
(Placename) part of the Northwest Passage, situated between Baffin Island and Greenland
[named after William Baffin]

Baf′fin Bay′


n.
a part of the Arctic Ocean between W Greenland and E Baffin Island.
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Noun1.Baffin Bay - a body of water between Greenland and northeastern CanadaBaffin Bay - 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
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Renewables celebrated the start of field testing and certification of its new 202 MW Baffin Wind Power Project, part of the Penascal Wind Power Complex, located just south of Baffin Bay in Kenedy County, Texas.
Maersk Oil has as operator of the Baffin Bay, Block 9 exploration licence agreed with Greenland in late 2014 to extend the first sub-period of the license by two years, it said in an email sent to Reuters.
Which cold ocean current runs from Baffin Bay into the North Atlantic?
Statoil is also partner in three licences - Anu, Napu and Pitu - in the Baffin Bay west of Greenland.
As a result, they came back alive and with astonishing pictures, which today document the most remarkable sights of Baffin Bay and the Greenland coast before the local people adopted European technology and global warming began to melt the ice.
Oolitic limestone found in Baffin Bay, South Texas, attracts the trophy-trout crowd, who wade and relentlessly hunt the next Texas state record trout, since the last two came from here.
The filming was carried out on Greenland's Store Glacier, pictured below, where the massive Greenland ice sheet travels down into Baffin Bay, which links the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.
In Greenland, interpretation of 3D seismic on the Pitu Baffin Bay block and southern Greenland acreage well advanced.
The cold, menacing voice of the omniscient Iceberg draws the reader into the thrall of the story: 'At last the frozen river made its way/and calved me with a splash in Baffin Bay.
Cairn said it was currently running a 3-D seismic programme to survey blocks in Baffin Bay and southern Greenland.