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 (băf′ĭn), William 1584?-1622.
English explorer who piloted several expeditions (1612-1616) in search of the Northwest Passage.


(Biography) William. c.1584–1622, English navigator and explorer who led several expeditions to find the North West Passage


(ˈbæf ɪn)

William, 1584?–1622, English navigator.


[ˈbæfɪn] N Baffin BayBahía f de Baffin
Baffin IslandTierra f de Baffin
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They have already depopulated the whole of Baffin's Bay, and are annihilating a class of useful animals.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
And all this happened far away to the north, beyond Labrador, beyond Hudson's Strait, where the great tides heave the ice about, north of Melville Peninsula--north even of the narrow Fury and Hecla Straits--on the north shore of Baffin Land, where Bylot's Island stands above the ice of Lancaster Sound like a pudding-bowl wrong side up.
Later, they would go south into Baffin Land after the reindeer, and to get their year's store of salmon from the hundreds of streams and lakes of the interior; coming back north in September or October for the musk-ox hunting and the regular winter sealery.
The three days' gale had driven the deep water of Baffin's Bay southerly, and piled it on to the edge of the far-reaching land-ice that stretches from Bylot's Island to the west.
The study, published today in the journal Nature Communications, uses radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of plants collected at the edges of 30 ice caps on Baffin Island, west of Greenland.
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Nova Zembla wrecked in a fjord off Baffin Bay at 10:20 pm on Thursday, September 18, 1902.
Which English explorer who made three attempts to discover the Northwest Passage gave his name to a bay on Baffin Island?
Nicklen spent much of his childhood in a largely Inuit community on Canada's Baffin Island.