Ungava Peninsula


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Unga′va Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in N Quebec, in E Canada, between Hudson Bay and Ungava Bay.
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But he hadn't been celebrating long when his boss, Warren Holmes, broke the news that Coutts wouldn't be posted to Sudbury, but to Raglan Mine, situated on the Ungava Peninsula in remote Quebec.
The current situation isn't nearly as dire as it was in 1995 when biologists counted just 29,000 breeding pairs on the Ungava Peninsula. Last year's breeding count was 112,000 pairs.
The Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik, northern Quebec, is flanked by Hudson Bay on one side and Ungava Bay on the other.
Moreover, modeled annual temperatures in the region of northernmost Ungava Peninsula are expected to increase by more than 3[degrees]C by 2050, with summer arriving 6 to 11 days earlier and driving degree days to increase by 50%-150% (Allard and Lemay, 2013).
Universal Helicopters operates 20 helicopters, primarily in Labrador and Newfoundland but also in the Ungava peninsula, the Arctic and Greenland, providing passenger transport, mineral exploration, search and rescue, forest fire suppression, film and media applications, cargo hauling, camp services and helicopter maintenance services.
Instead, he spent the summer of 1912 in the barren Ungava Peninsula, where he traveled and surveyed via sled and canoe with Inuit guides.
There are the non-migratory resident birds that nest and live here all year long; the Southern James Bay Population, which migrates south from Nunavut and Ontario each fall through the extreme northwestern corner of Pennsylvania; and the Atlantic Flyway Population, which migrates through the eastern half of the state, en route to and from Quebec and the Ungava Peninsula.
A 750-mile canoe expedition to explore the Ungava Peninsula of northern Quebec will be the subject of a free University of Oregon Outdoor Program presentation Thursday in Eugene.
Mining occurs throughout the province, from southeast of Montreal to the very northern tip of Quebec in the Ungava Peninsula. Major mining companies like Xstrata (formerly Falconbridge and Noranda), intermediates like Agnico Eagle, and junior exploration and mining companies all play an important role.
Stretching across the Ungava Peninsula, Nunavik boasts more than 2000 km of coastline, but is devoid of any road or railroad access (Fig.
1985 'Dynamics of the late Wisconsin ice sheet in the Ungava Peninsula interpreted from the geomorphological evidence' Arctic and Alpine Research 17, 289-310
Nunavut--April 17, 2002 marked the completion of a 23-year project--the first translation of the Holy Bible into Inuktitut syllabics, the native tongue of about 28,000 Canadians residing in Nunavut, the Ungava Peninsula and Nunavik.