Foxe Basin


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Foxe Basin

An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between the Melville Peninsula and Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada.

Foxe Basin

(fɒks)
n
(Placename) an arm of the Atlantic in NE Canada, between Melville Peninsula and Baffin Island
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Kahru said the impacted zones cover roughly 1 million square kilometers, including portions of the Foxe Basin and the Baffin Sea, which belong to Canada, and the Kara Sea north of Russia.
These explorations continued on until 1940 when the British-Canadian Arctic Expedition completed most of the geographical investigation of Foxe Basin.
She navigated and charted Bellott Strait for the first time, discovered a deep channel into Frobisher Bay and surveyed and erected beacons around Foxe Basin making the area safe for navigation.