Parry Islands


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Parry Islands

A subgroup of the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada, southwest of the Sverdrup Islands and north of Victoria Island. Melville Island is the largest in the group.
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Parry and his crew discovered the coasts of islands now known collectively as the Parry Islands (Cornwallis, Bathurst, Byam, Martin and Melville Islands).
Parry also discovered and named some of the Parry Islands, as well as naming Barrow Strait.