2 edition of Arctic, Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait found in the catalog.
Arctic, Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait
Canadian Oceanographic Data Centre.
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The point in the upper left where the longitude lines converge over the ice-clogged Arctic Ocean is the North Pole. The islands in the upper center are those of Svalbard. note: includes Baffin Bay, Barents Sea, Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, East Siberian Sea, Greenland Sea, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Kara Sea the name Arctic comes from the. The book is essentially in three parts, underlining the three-act structure of the search: an opening phase from the s to the s, when mythical waterways such as the Strait of Anian led many explorers astray; a renewed though sporadic effort focused on Hudson’s Bay and then the Pacific between and ; and the third and best Author: Russell Potter.
History has not been kind to Henry Hudson. He's been dismissed as a short-tempered man who played favorites with his crew and had an unstoppable ambition and tenacity. Although he gave his name to a mighty river, an important strait, and a huge bay, today he is remembered more for the mutiny that took his life. The grandson of a trader, Hudson sailed under both British and Dutch flags, /5(8). Gil Ross has published extensively on the history of whaling, both in Hudson Bay and inn Davis Strait/Baffin Bay. In this, his latest book, he focusses on one of the most successful Scottish whaling captains, William Penny Jr., and on his crucial role in one of the most complex searches for the missing Franklin expedition, that of
Of these straits, the first two link the North Atlantic Ocean with the Arctic Ocean while the third, Hudson Strait, connects it to an extensive Arctic region, the Hudson Bay System (HBS), which. Author Janice Weaver wants to rehabilitate Henry Hudson. The man who explored the Hudson Strait, the Hudson River Valley, and Hudson Bay died rather infamously after being set adrift by a mutinous crew in frigid Arctic waters. But Hudson’s life was interesting even before his untimely end, and this book grabs readers from the very beginning.
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Report on the Dominion of Canada Government Expedition to the Arctic Islands and Hudson Strait on board the D.G.S. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: # Hudson Bay--Hudson Strait.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.
ARCTIC VOL. 38, NO. 2 (JUNE ) P. Ships’ Log-Books, Sea Ice and the Cold Summer of in Hudson Bay and Its Approaches A.J.W. CATCHPOLE’ and MARCIA-ANNE FAURER’ ABSTRACT. Descriptions of sea ice in Hudson’s Bay Company ships’ log-books and tradiig post journals are used to reconstruct sea ice conditions in Hudson Bay, James Bay, and Hudson Strait in the.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Canada. Department of Marine and Fisheries. Report on the Dominion government expedition to the Arctic Islands and.
Hudson Strait is an arm of the sea connecting the Atlantic Ocean with Hudson Bay and Foxe Channel and separating Baffin Island from the Ungava Peninsula of Québec. The eastern gap is between Cape Chidley, at the northern tip of Labrador, and Resolution Island.
Hudson Bay swamp life, because of their ability to adapt to the Named for the Dutch explorer Henry Hudson, Hudson Bay is the second-largest bay in the world, after the Bay of Bengal. It is a marine bay and mar- Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson Strait, and File Size: 68KB.
Hudson Strait, arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Baffin Island and northern Quebec, Canada, linking Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin with the Labrador is about miles ( km) long and 40– miles (65– km) wide and has a maximum depth of 3, feet ( metres).
Salisbury and Nottingham islands are at its entrance from the Foxe Channel (northwest) and Hudson Bay (southwest), and. The Hudson Strait-Evans Strait-Foxe Channel is a major E-W trending composite topographic feature in Arctic Canada that connects Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin with the Labrador Sea.
It corresponds to a ˘ km long, WNW elongated body of water with maximal depths reaching m in its eastern part. Based on high-resolution. Map showing the northern sea trade route (in red) used by the Hudson’s Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait book Company ships sailing to and from England.
Both John Adams and Benjamin Franklin were aware of Britain’s lucrative fishing, whaling, and fur industries in the North Atlantic and Hudson Bay.  Franklin, after assuming his diplomatic role in Paris, prodded American privateer John Paul Jones to be on the. Arctic Region Area: total: million sq km note: includes Baffin Bay, Barents Sea, Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, East Siberian Sea, Greenland Sea, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Kara Sea, Laptev Sea, Northwest Passage, and other tributary water bodies Area - comparative: slightly less than times the size of the US Coastline: 45, km Climate.
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada and the United States.
The company sold most of its European operations by August and its remaining stores, in the Netherlands, were closed by the end of Founded: 2 May ; years ago, London, England. The chart below shows what sea ice thickness over Hudson Bay was like at the first week of May in a so-called a ‘good year’ () – when polar bears came off the ice in excellent condition late in the summer and left early in the fall (‘thick first year ice’ is dark green and indicates ice greater than m thick).
Hudson Bay ice conditions this year appear to be shaping up to be. Bowhead whales in the western North Atlantic are currently segregated into two stocks, one occupying Davis Strait, Baffin Bay, and along the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (Davis Strait stock) and the other found in Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay, and Foxe Basin (Hudson Bay stock) (as defined in Moore and Reeves, ; Fig.
Of these straits, the first two link the North Atlantic Ocean with the Arctic Ocean while the third, Hudson Strait, connects it to an extensive Arctic region, the Hudson Bay System (HBS), which, in its northwest corner, is also connected to the Arctic Ocean (via Fury and Hecla Strait – Fig.
).Cited by: Hudson Bay. Named for the Dutch explorer Henry Hudson who explored these waters init is the second-largest bay on the planet, next to the Bay of Bengal. Shallow, with an average depth near m ( ft), the bay is approximately 1, km ( mi) long and 1, km ( mi) wide.
Day 15 - Explore the Hudson Strait, Canada. As you travel through the Hudson Strait, charting a course mapped out by your captain in response to the ice conditions of the region, you should be able to make a handful of shore landings to explore this rugged and remote landscape.
The ∼ km long Hudson Strait–Evans Strait–Foxe Channel (HEF) in Arctic Canada is a major composite topographic feature at the scale of the North America continent (), the origin of which is still poorly urally controlled bedrock morphology enhanced by regional advances and retreats of the Laurentian ice sheet during the Quaternary have been inferred to contribute to Cited by: 5.
Hudson Bay, Davis Strait and Foxe Basin sea ice highest since Posted on J | Comments Off on Hudson Bay, Davis Strait and Foxe Basin sea ice highest since We are seeing one of the extremes in Hudson Bay sea ice variability this year, not only in extent but in distribution of ice.
Introduction Henry Hudson made four voyages in search of a water route to the Far East. His first two voyages were through Arctic waters and proved to be unsuccessful due to ice.
His third and fourth voyages were to North America where he discovered and. Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic. Facebook; navigating the body of water now known as the Hudson Strait and entering Hudson Bay. Thinking that the wide expanse was the northern sea passage to.
Hudson Bay, inland sea indenting east-central Canada. With an area ofsquare miles (, square km), it is bounded by Nunavut territory (north and west), Manitoba and Ontario (south), and Quebec (east).
It is connected with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson Strait (northeast) and with the Arctic Ocean via the Foxe Channel (north). Narrative of Capt. Lyon's voyage to Hudson Bay in in the Griper and her supply ship the Snap. Lyon had served as commander of the Hecla during Sir Edward Parry's second arctic expedition,in the Fury and Hecla, which, having reached the entrance to the ice-clogged Fury and Hecla Strait, could get no farther.
The object was to Seller Rating: % positive. From Polar Bear Science. Sea ice more than m thick over Hudson Bay portends a good year for polar bears. Posted on May 8, |. The chart below shows what sea ice thickness over Hudson Bay was like at the first week of May in a so-called a ‘good year’ () – when polar bears came off the ice in excellent condition late in the summer and left early in the fall (‘thick first year.The Future of Hudson Bay: New Directions and Research Needs Arctic community members must work together, using all available information sources that help understand and manage wildlife.