Melville Peninsula


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Melville Peninsula

A peninsula of central Nunavut, Canada, between Foxe Basin and an arm of the Gulf of Boothia. It is separated from Baffin Island by a narrow strait.

Melville Peninsula

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(Placename) a peninsula of N Canada, in Nunavut, between the Gulf of Boothia and Foxe Basin

Mel′ville Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in N Canada, SE of the Gulf of Boothia. 250 mi. (405 km) long.
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The Mel project consists of approximately 183,000 acres on the Melville Peninsula, approximately 140 km south of the community of Hall Beach and 210 km northeast of the community of Repulse Bay which is also the location of North Arrow's Qilalugaq Diamond Project.
The project is located proximal to a natural deep water harbour on the coast of the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada giving it many logistical advantages.
The Melville Peninsula represents a far northern breeding range for hutchinsii, and Hanson reasoned the population should include the smallest birds that migrate through the eastern Dakotas, and the smallest bird in the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) collections is an adult female from Sand Lake.
Figure 3 shows variograms of AGRS data acquired with 5 km flight line spacing over the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
5 million acre Aviat Project, located on the Melville Peninsula in eastern Nunavut.
30, 2007, holds an interest in the Roche Bay Magnetite Project located near Roche Bay, on the eastern Melville Peninsula, within Nunavut Territory, Canada.
Additional microdiamond results have been received from the Aviat Project situated on the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
NEM) are pleased to report that diamonds have been recovered from two separate kimberlite occurrences on the Aviat Project located on the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
BHP Billiton) and Hunter Exploration Group are pleased to report microdiamond results of grab samples taken from unsourced boulder trains on their Aviat property located on the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
5 million acres on the Melville Peninsula in the Nunavut Territory, and the results from two diamond-bearing kimberlite occurrences in the area.
BHP Billiton) and Hunter Exploration Group are pleased to report additional microdiamond results from surface material collected from kimberlites AV5, 6, 7 and 8 during the summer 2005 Aviat Project field program on the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
The Wales Island Project comprises a 300,000 acre island located in Committee Bay just west of the Melville Peninsula.