Parry Channel


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Parry Channel

A water route through the central Arctic Archipelago of northern Canada, linking Baffin Bay on the east with the Beaufort Sea on the west. It runs south of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and north of Baffin Island and Victoria Island.
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The sub-regions with the latest landfast ice onset were Amundsen Mouth, Eastern Parry Channel, and Prince Regent, with onset occurring at some point in January.
5b), the Eastern Parry Channel and Prince Regent sub-regions (Fig.
In 1819, while Parry was cutting his ships through ice in Parry Channel, Franklin set out to retrace, in part, Samuel Hearne's route to the Arctic Ocean.