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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Therefore, six of the main barren-ground herds were considered to be of greatest relevance, namely the Ahiak, Bathurst, and Beverly herds and the three northeastern mainland herds, Lorillard, Wager Bay, and Melville Peninsula.
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.
Advanced Explorations Inc (TSX V: AXI), a Canada-based company trying to acquire exploration assets, has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for acquiring the Roche Bay iron ore project located on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada.
Figure 3 shows variograms of AGRS data acquired with 5 km flight line spacing over the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.
However, later, when Parry and his men were holed up for the winter off Melville Peninsula, they spent time studying the small Inuit community living there, who, they discovered, already had their own way of dealing with the sun.
and the Hunter Exploration Group have discovered two diamond-bearing kimberlite occurrences at the Aviat project on the Melville Peninsula of Nunavut, Canada.
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.
Their first winter, 1821-22, was at Winter Island off Melville Peninsula.
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.