Boothia Peninsula


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Boo·thi·a Peninsula

 (bo͞o′thē-ə)
The northernmost tip of the North American mainland, in central Nunavut, Canada. Extending north into the Arctic Archipelago, it is separated from Baffin Island to the east by the Gulf of Boothia.

Boothia Peninsula

(ˈbuːθɪə)
n
(Placename) a peninsula of N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America, lying west of the Gulf of Boothia, an arm of the Arctic Ocean
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An organiser said: "The Arctic Return Expedition team will embark upon on a 650-kilometre trek across Boothia Peninsula that will follow the route taken by Rae and his indigenous companions.
Calef (1979) depicted KWI, along with Boothia Peninsula, the southern coast of Victoria Island, and the northern coast of mainland NWT and Nunavut, as being in a zone of overlap between Peary and barren-ground caribou, but did not include KWI when delineating more specific barren-ground herd ranges and calving grounds.
One segment will cross over land in the Boothia Peninsula, where a trench will be carved out of the permafrost to house the cable.
purchased the Stein diamond property that is describes as four nearby prospecting permits, covering 105,637 hectares on the Boothia Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada.
The incidents took place in Taloyoak on the Boothia peninsula in central Nunavut, where the motherless bears have been seen since September.
In 1937, he engaged the support of the New England Museum of Natural History and went north to Ellesmere and Baffin islands and the Boothia Peninsula.
In 1854, John Rae, a Scotsman, doctor, and Canadian immigrant endowed with incredible endurance, physical stamina, and empathy for native culture rare in Victorian days, led a party of explorers across the Boothia Peninsula to map the missing link in the Northwest Passage.
Over the next 10 hours we landed in Gjoa Haven on King William Island, Pelly Bay, and finally Taloyoak on the Boothia Peninsula, where I talked with many locals about polar bears, Arctic char, and endless winters.
The first explorers to find the north magnetic pole did so at Cape Adelaide, on the west coast of Canada's Boothia Peninsula, in 1831.
One morning in August 1999, on the west coast of Boothia Peninsula in the high Arctic, three men prepared to set out from a rough camp to honour the explorer John Rae.
While travelling on the Boothia Peninsula, an explorer named John Rae met some Inuit.
When James Ross became the first person to reach the North Magnetic Pole in 1831, it lay in the strait that now bears his name, just off the coast of Canada's Boothia Peninsula.