Frobisher Bay


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Frobisher Bay

An arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending into southeast Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada.

Frobisher Bay

(ˈfrəʊbɪʃə)
n
1. (Placename) an inlet of the Atlantic in NE Canada, in the SE coast of Baffin Island
2. (Placename) the former name of Iqaluit

Fro′bisher Bay′


n.
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.
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Local projections of sea ice concentration, storm winds, and waves in Frobisher Bay are beyond the scope of the study, and changes in storm-wave climate are considered only in the context of recent regional trends in the length of the open water season.
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In 1965, Abe Okpik of Frobisher Bay (Iqaluit) became the first Aboriginal member appointed to the Council, and shortly thereafter in 1966 three eastern arctic ridings were established.
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Such a focus on the individual voice continues in the fifth chapter, "Becoming Townspeople," as McElroy discusses change in the eyes of Nunavut elders and in the memories of those who left their lifestyle to move to towns such as Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay) and Cape Dorset.
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