Baffin Island

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Baffin Island

An island of eastern Nunavut, Canada, west of Greenland and south of the Queen Elizabeth Islands. It is the fifth-largest island in the world.

Baffin Island

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(Placename) the largest island of the Canadian Arctic, between Greenland and Hudson Bay. Area: 476 560 sq km (184 000 sq miles)

Baf′fin Is′land


n.
a Canadian island in the Arctic Ocean, between Greenland and N Canada. ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long; 190,000 sq. mi. (492,000 sq. km). Also called Baf′fin Land`.
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Noun1.Baffin Island - the 5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic CanadaBaffin Island - the 5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic Canada; lies between Greenland and Hudson Bay
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Arctic Ocean - ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs
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Holmstead has a twenty year history of working with mining Companies and has supervised major projects in the Baffin Islands that were advanced to the development phase.