Hudson Strait


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Hud′son Strait′


n.
a strait connecting Hudson Bay and the Atlantic. 450 mi. (725 km) long; 100 mi. (160 km) wide.
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In the summer of 1610, Hudson guided his ship Discovery to Canada, navigating the body of water now known as the Hudson Strait and entering Hudson Bay.
1885, Observations on the geology, mineralogy, zoology and botany of the Labrador Coast, Hudson Strait and Bay: Geological Survey of Canada, Report of Progress, 1882-84.
It may also flow through a maze of Canadian islands and out Hudson Strait.
Initial efforts to find a passageway focused on the eastern approach, through Hudson Strait or over Baffin Island, but all these proved was that the passage was illusive, the waterways clogged with ice, and the prospects for northern navigation daunting.
Beluga whales are uncommon in summer along the northern part of the eastern coast of Hudson Bay and the southern coast of Hudson Strait (Finley et al.
As the map on the book's cover shows, Quaqtaq is located on Hudson Strait at the extreme northwest tip of Ungava Bay.
Bowhead whales in the western North Atlantic are currently segregated into two stocks, one occupying Davis Strait, Baffin Bay, and along the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (Davis Strait stock) and the other found in Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay, and Foxe Basin (Hudson Bay stock) (as defined in Moore and Reeves, 1993; Fig.
Heinrich event layers contain mostly white grains from carbonate rocks that have been traced to Canada's Hudson Strait.
Caption: The HMCS Toronto and the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGSJ Pierre Radisson sail past an iceberg in the Hudson Strait off the coast of Baffin Island during Operation NANOOK 08.
No one had ever measured or monitored Hudson Strait before, because it lies in a remote region, full of swift, strong currents, sea ice, and icebergs that are daunting for researchers and hell on instruments.
Geographically and geologically it is a continuation of Labrador from which it is separated by the Hudson Strait.
The trail of debris pointed clearly to an origin along the Hudson Strait, north of Labrador, because sediments collected near there contained the greatest concentrations of rock fragments, with amounts decreasing to the east.
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