Davis Strait


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Davis Strait

A strait of the northern Atlantic Ocean between southeast Baffin Island and southwest Greenland.

Davis Strait

(ˈdeɪvɪs)
n
(Placename) a strait between Baffin Island, in Canada, and Greenland
[named after John Davis (??1550–1605), English navigator]

Da′vis Strait′


n.
a strait between Canada and Greenland, connecting Baffin Bay and the Atlantic. 200–500 mi. (320–800 km) wide.
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is reported to have met with the surviving officers and men of the Expedition in Davis Strait.
Should it be shown that the summer range of the Spitsbergen bowhead stock expanded and contracted in synchrony with that of the Davis Strait stock, panarctic mechanisms would be required to explain the correlations.
This year's maximum ice extent was the lowest in the satellite record, with below-average ice conditions everywhere except in the Labrador Sea and Davis Strait," the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) said in a statement.
Caption: HMCS Summerside sails past an iceberg in the Davis Strait during Operation NANOOK 11.
In 2011, a consortium of three geophysical companies submitted a proposal to the National Energy Board (NEB) to conduct seismic surveys in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.
You'll find yourself in Iqaluit, a town of fewer than 7,000 people on the southeastern coast of Baffin Island, directly across the Davis Strait from Greenland.
Committed to making the Group a truly national movement, Jackson sketched on snowshoes in his native Quebec, dodged pack ice in the Davis Strait on the government supply ship the Beothic, and hiked far above the timberline in the Rockies.
Berrimilla continued past more ice into the Baffin Sea and Davis Strait, where she completed the North West Passage transit at the Arctic Circle.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The University of Washington (UW) has surpassed its 2-year-old world record for operating a glider under the ice, by successfully operating one of its seagliders for six months as it made round trips hundreds of miles in length to monitor water under the ice at Davis Strait.
In the Davis Strait region of Nunavut, for example, the government opposes the U.
The stuffed bear, named Eric, was shot in the Davis Strait in Greenland in 1835 by the hungry crew of the whaling ship Lord Gambier.
Bowheads also are found in the Okhotsk Sea, North Atlantic, Davis Strait, and Hudson Bay, but none of these stocks numbers more than 100.