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  Baffin Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baffin Bay is a sea between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans.
Baffin Bay is bounded by Baffin Island in the west, Greenland in the east, and Ellesmere Island in the north.
The bay is named after William Baffin, the first person to navigate the bay, in 1616.
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 William Baffin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baffin next took service with the British East India Company, and in 1617-1619 performed a voyage to Surat in British India, and on his return received the special recognition of the Company for certain valuable surveys of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf which he had made in the course of the voyage.
Besides the importance of his geographical discoveries, Baffin is to be remembered for the importance and accuracy of his numerous scientific and magnetic observations, for one of which (the determination of longitude at sea by lunar observation) the honour is claimed of being the first of its kind on record.
Baffin Bay and Baffin Island are named in his honour.
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 Baffin Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baffin Island (Inuktitut: Qikiqtaaluk ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ) is one of the Arctic Islands in the north of Canada in the territory of Nunavut.
Iqaluit, formerly Frobisher Bay, the capital of Nunavut, is located on the southern coast, on the geographical feature for which it was named.
Baffin is part of the Region of Baffin.
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 BAFFIN BAY and BAFFIN LAND - LoveToKnow Article on BAFFIN BAY and BAFFIN LAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baffin or Baffins Bay is part of the long strait which separates Baffin Land from Greenland.
Baffin Land is a barren insular tract, included in Franklin district, Canada, with an approximate area of 236,000 sq.
Bay and Davis Strait, from IJngava by Hudson Strait, from Keewatin and Melville Peninsula by Fox Channel and Fury-and-Hecla Strait, from Boothia Peninsula and North Somerset by the Gulf of Boothia and Prince Regent Inlet, and from North Devon by Lancaster Sound.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BA/BAFFIN_BAY_and_BAFFIN_LAND.htm   (375 words)

 Baffin Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baffin Bay Adventures Gulf coast fishing guide at Baffin Bay, known for trophy trout and redfish.
Baffin Inuit Art Gallery Showcasing Inuit serpentine sculptures from the south Baffin Island.
Baffin Bay Information on fishing and hunting, restaurants, lodging, and RV parking.
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 Baffin Bay on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 1800s the bay was an important whaling station.
The British explorer John Davis was first (1585) to enter the bay, which is named for William Baffin, who explored it in 1616.
Baffin Bay is best at 7-1; Unexposed colt has the profile of a typical winner of the Melrose Handicap, and can boost Henry Cecil's fine record in the event.(Sports)
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 Baffin Bay - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Habitat use of ringed seals (Phoca hispida) in the North Water area (North Baffin Bay).
Arctic voyage to Baffin's Bay and Lancaster Sound in search of friends with Sir John Franklin.
The Eskimo of Baffin Land and Hudson Bay: From Notes Collected by Capt. George Comer, Capt. James S. Mutch, and Rev. E.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /baffin_bay.htm   (279 words)

 Baffin Bay
The bay is connected to the Arctic Ocean in the north through Nares Strait, Jones and LANCASTER sounds, and to the LABRADOR SEA in the south by DAVIS STRAIT.
At the northern end of the bay, Canada's largest polynya, an area of open water surrounded by sea ice, provides an overwintering ground for belugas, WALRUSES and NARWHALS.
Fishing began in the bay as early as 1650, and by 1900 intensive fishing by Europeans and Americans had depleted the bay's large whale population.
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 Baffin Bay Adventures Texas - The Best Fishing in the Texas Gulf Coast
Located less than an hour South of Corpus Christi, Baffin Bay is in the heart of the South Texas brush country where the weather is favorable nearly all year round.
Captain Danny was born and raised a half hour away from Baffin and has been fishing the bay and it’s surrounding waters for over 25 years.
His knowledge of the bay and the surrounding areas will ensure your trip to be exciting and interesting.
www.baffinbayadventures.com   (357 words)

 Baffin Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baffin Island is one of the Arctic Islands in the north of Canada in the territory of Nunavut.
To be exact, its rank is either fifth or sixth, depending on whether you count Australia.
Due North A writer plans to sail to Newfoundland, Greenland and Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic.
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 Baffin Bay --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The Baffin Island Current, flowing at a rate of about 11 miles (17 km) per day, is a combination of West Greenland Current inflow and the outflow of cold Arctic Ocean water from the channels of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Baffin Island is separated from Greenland on the north and east by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait and from the Labrador-Ungava mainland on the south by Hudson Strait.
The bay is about 150 miles (240 km) long and 20–40 miles (32–64 km) wide and has a maximum depth of 400 feet (120 metres).
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Baffin Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baffin Bay, arm of the North Atlantic Ocean, between Greenland and several large islands, principally Baffin Island, of north-eastern Canada.
James Bay, southern arm of Hudson Bay, in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, eastern Canada.
Frobisher Bay, inlet of the North Atlantic Ocean, cutting deeply into south-eastern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Baffin Bay
Baffin Bay and Davis Strait are between northeastern Canada and Greenland...
Not coincidentally, the Baffin Bay region is the mother lode of "double-digit" speckled trout on the Gulf Coast...
BAFFIN BAY: Trout are fair around the rocks on live finger mullet and piggy perch.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: BAFFIN BAY
The bay forms part of the eastern boundary between Kenedy and Kleberg counties.
The west side of Baffin Bay connects with the mouth of Los Olmos Creek, which flows from the Laguna Salada, Cayo del Grulla, and Alazan Bay.
Baffin Bay provided Confederate blockade runners with protected overland access, through the shallow Laguna Madre, to the cotton markets of Mexico.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/BB/rrb4.html   (199 words)

 William Baffin
The second attempt, NW through Davis Strait, led to exploration of what was later called Baffin Bay and the northeast shore of Baffin Island.
The existence of Baffin Bay was discredited until 1818 when Sir John Ross confirmed Baffin's discovery and observations.
Baffin Bay - Baffin Bay, ice-clogged body of water, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, between Greenland and NE Canada.
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 Baffin --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1967 it was created as Baffin region, Northwest Territories, from most of what was formerly Franklin district, and it took on its present borders with the creation of Nunavut in April 1999.
His determination of longitude at sea by observing the occultation of a star by the Moon is said to have been the first of its kind on record.
Stretching from the easternmost point of Baffin Island to Amundsen Bay off the coast of Victoria Island, Nunavut is a vast territory—nearly as large as the U.S. states of Alaska and California combined—spanning three time zones, covering some 808,185 square miles (2,093,190 square kilometers), and representing almost one quarter of Canada's landmass.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9011728?tocId=9011728   (784 words)

 GulfBase - Baffin Bay
Baffin Bay is located in Texas and projects inland from Laguna Madre forming part of the eastern boundary between Kenedy and Kleberg counties.
Baffin Bay is a small embayment located on the western edge of the Upper Laguna Madre and it is often considered a part of this larger system.
A distinctive feature of both Baffin and Alazan Bays is the presence of ancient serpulid worm reefs.
www.gulfbase.org /bay/view.php?bid=baffin   (316 words)

 Baffin Bay, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baffin Bay is a bay in South Texas, an inlet of the larger Laguna Madre.
Located near the Gulf of Mexico, Baffin Bay forms part of the boundary between Kenedy County and Kleberg County.
Baffin Bay in the Handbook of Texas Online
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baffin_Bay%2C_Texas   (84 words)

 IUGG 2003 Scientific Program
Baffin Bay is connected to the Arctic Ocean through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and to the Labrador Sea through Davis Strait.
To investigate the role of Baffin Bay in Arctic-Atlantic interaction, a modelling study in conjunction with data analysis is carried out to quantify the circulation and transports of Baffin Bay.
N. In the western part of Baffin Bay, the water flows in the southeast direction parallel to the coast except an excursion into Lancaster Sound.
www.olympus.net /IAPSO/abstracts03/JSP04/01/021849-1.html   (389 words)

 Baffin Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BAFFIN BAY: Trout, redfish and croaker are fair to good in the Humble Channel and on the ledges of the Intracoastal on live shrimp under a popping cork.
Two weeks ago, I was on a ship somewhere high up in Baffin Bay, over 77 degrees North latitude.
For example, if Yarbrough Pass near Baffin Bay were to reopen it would be a real blessing to Baffin and the whole Laguna.
www.wikiverse.org /baffin-bay   (278 words)

 Arctic Bay on Baffin Island in Canada Notes
And to add complications to the situation, by this morning enough ice had been brought in by the wind that it was now, definitely beginning, to fill in my side of the harbor as throughout a continual parade of ice had been coming in on that side.
The Baffin kayak was specifically designed as a travel vehicle into among the ice that it can be easily gotten out of and loaded because the majority of paddling is through passages in the off shore ice and among meter thick pan ice.
I sort of looked at the ice to the west in the bay and saw that it was still clogging the next two miles so that meant that it would not a practical idea to try and paddle in that direction.
www.guillemot-kayaks.com /Trips/Gail/ArcticBay.html   (25078 words)

 GORP - Fly Fishing the Texas Coast - Baffin Bay
Baffin Bay is a 25-mile run by boat from the marinas around the JFK Causeway Bridge at Corpus Christi.
Famous for its big trout, Baffin Bay has been difficult for anglers using flies and other artificials in recent years because of the effect of the"brown tide" algal bloom on water clarity.
Unique to Baffin Bay, these large "rocks" lie just under the surface in many instances and require boaters to be extremely cautious when navigating these waters.
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 Angling Adventures - Texas' Baffin Bay Fishing Expeditions with Captain Jamie Pinter
Baffin Bay consistently produces the largest speckled trout in the entire coastal region.
The vast amounts of structure and high salinity levels separate Baffin Bay from all other bay systems on the Texas coast making Baffin Bay one of the most unique and lightly fished bays around.
Nestled between the famous King and Kenedy ranches, Baffin is forever protected from the types of encroachment that can take away from the overall experience of a day on the water.
www.jamiepinter.com /baffinbayfishing.htm   (364 words)

 Baffin Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An iceberg at the edge of the Bay's sea ice.
The bay is named after William Baffin the first person to navigate the in 1616.
Between Greenland and America: Cross-cultural contacts and the environment in the Baffin Bay area (Works of the Arctic Centre)
www.freeglossary.com /Baffin_Bay   (266 words)

 Baffin Bay, Texas Fishing and Lodging Info
Baffin Bay, Texas is also known as Loyola Beach, Texas
It is the only bay that has a unique rock formation in the state.
Baffin Bay is also a hot spot for water fowl hunting that very few hunters take advantage of.
www.baffinbaytx.com   (181 words)

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Baffin Island and Greenland, are separated by the sill at Davis Strait, which is no deeper than 700 m.
Before the formation of the Greenland-Norwegian seas in the late Paleogene, the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay perhaps formed the main conduit between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, at least for surface-water mass exchange.
Because the reflector extends across the entire basin, Baffin Bay must have stopped forming by 36 Ma, the same time that spreading ceased in the Labrador Sea.
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 One of the best fishing spots in all of Texas is right here in Riviera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This saltwater coastal bay (estuary) is one of the best fishing areas because it is one of the saltiest bays in the world and the coral rocks make it a perfect place for young fish to grow and stay.
All fish that live and are caught in Baffin Bay had at one time traveled to the Gulf of Mexico.
One of the most unusual fish caught in the bay was the Rabbit Fish.
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 Baffin Bay, TX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
People came from all over to relax in the year-round warm climate and salty air, to dance at the hotel dance hall and enjoy the amenities of a first-class resort.
Experienced fishermen and guides maneuver the tricky rock formations just under the surface of the water at the back of the bay for fishing experiences of which most only dream.
It's at the "Back Door of Baffin Bay" where the great fishing stories are "For Real".
ww3.txcoastalbend.org /baffin.htm   (174 words)

 Baffin, William --  Encyclopædia Britannica
His determination of longitude at sea by observing the occultation of a star by the Moon is said to have been the first of its…
It extends between Devon Island (north) and Baffin Island (south) and joins the Barrow Strait northeast of Somerset Island.
The sound, 30–45 miles (48–72 km) wide, extends northward for 55 miles (88 km) from Baffin Bay to the Kane Basin.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9011729?tocId=9011729   (874 words)

 Baffin Bay Is Heating Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baffin Bay Is Heating Up "Baffin Bay Is Heating Up"
The action in Baffin Bay is heating up rapidly.
Actually from Corpus Christi Bay to Baffin the fish have been gathering up and putting on quite a show.
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