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  Hudson Bay
Baffin Island lies athwart the entrance to the bay, and SOUTHAMPTON, COATS and MANSEL islands are lodged across the northern gap.
The bay is generally shallow, and the land is rising steadily at around 60 cm per 100 years because of isostatic uplift (Corel Professional Photos).
The bay is generally shallow, and the land is rising steadily at around 60 cm per 100 years because of isostatic uplift, exposing more and more of the coast.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003881   (0 words)

  
 Hudson Bay - Ontario Canada
The Hudson Bay region is made up of an immense wilderness area over 500,000 square kilometres in size, which is accessed, only by air or canoe.
The village of Pickle Lake, located at the end of the highway (north of Ignace on the Trans Canada highway west of Thunder Bay) is the jumping off point for access to this crownland area and nine provincial parks.
Wildlife viewing opportunities are immeasurable with Woodland Caribou, wolf, fox, wolverine, sand hill cranes, otter, mink, moose and hundreds of bird species in addition to the arctic flora and fauna found out on the coast of Hudson Bay in Polar Bear Park (Ptarmigan, arctic fox, snow geese and almost 300 bird species).
www.paddling.net /ontario/hudsonBay.html   (0 words)

  
 VIA Rail Canada / Winnipeg-Churchill Train (the Hudson Bay)
Leaving Winnipeg, in the heart of the southern prairies, you travel to Churchill, a city in the vast subarctic region, on the shores of Hudson Bay.
The Hudson Bay is also the only overland transportation serving many communities en route.
Winnipeg, at the southern end of the route served by the Hudson Bay, is on the route of the Canadian, which crosses the entire Canadian West between Toronto and Vancouver.
www.viarail.ca /trains/en_trai_prai_wich.html   (0 words)

  
 Omnitrax
The Hudson Bay Railway (HBRY) owns and operates over 810 miles of former Canadian National trackage with a network that connects with CN in The Pas, running north through Manitoba to the Hudson Bay.
It is a vital transportation link, providing service to Northern Manitoba's important, but remote, resource-based industries, as well as a link in the supply chain to the communities in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.
Canadian Wheat Board marketed wheat and durum as well as other crops grown in Western Canada are exported through the HBRY's sister company, the Port of Churchill, which is located at the northern terminus of the railway.
www.omnitrax.com /hbry.shtml   (0 words)

  
 Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company - Introduction
This site is about the fur trade in Canada and how it led to the exploration of the country and the formation of the oldest and largest company in Canadian history: Hudson's Bay Company.
In fact, the history of the fur trade, Hudson's Bay Company and the exploration of Canada are so intertwined that they can not be separated.
Readers will notice that "Hudson's Bay Company" is not called "the Hudson's Bay Company" on this site.
www.canadiana.org /hbc/intro_e.html   (0 words)

  
 Hudson Bay Seafood Restaurant, casual waterfront dining in Point Loma, San Diego
Hudson Bay Seafood Restaurant, casual waterfront dining in Point Loma, San Diego
Hudson Bay Seafood is San Diego waterfront dining at its best!
Located 3 minutes from San Diego Airport on the historic Pt.
www.hudsonbayseafood.com   (0 words)

  
  Hudson Bay Blankets
Hudson Bay Blankets View our collection of original Hudson Bay blankets, throws and shams.
Hudson Bay blankets were so important to early trade in North America that they were considered a form of currency.
View our entire line of Hudson Bay Blankets from Woolrich.
www.beddingblanketsquilts.com /hudsonbay.aspx   (160 words)

  
  Hudson Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A smaller offshoot of the bay, James Bay, lies to the south.
On the east it is connected with the Atlantic Ocean by Hudson Strait, and on the north with the rest of the Arctic Ocean by Foxe Channel (which is not considered part of the bay) and Fury and Hecla Strait.
The coast of Hudson Bay is extremely sparsely populated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hudson_Bay   (836 words)

  
 Hudson's Bay Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and is one of the oldest in the world.
From its longtime headquarters at York Factory on Hudson Bay, it controlled the fur trade throughout much of British-controlled North America for several centuries, undertaking early exploration and functioning as the de facto government in many areas of the continent prior to the arrival of large-scale settlement.
In 1821, the North West Company of Montreal and the Hudson's Bay Company merged, with a combined territory that was extended by a licence to the North-Western Territory, which reached to the Arctic Ocean on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hudson's_Bay_Company   (2622 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hudson Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hudson Bay is a large body of water in northeastern Canada (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada).
A smaller offshoot of the bay, James Bay (The southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario), lies to the south.
Hudson Bay was named after Henry Hudson (English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)) who explored the bay in 1610 on his ship the Discovery.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hudson-Bay   (2662 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Hudson Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hudson Bay and James Bay (its southern extension) and all their islands border Nunavut Territory, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.
Hudson Bay occupies the southernmost portion of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, a depression in the Canadian Shield formed during the Pleistocene epoch by the weight of the continental ice sheet.
Hudson Bay moderates the local climate; it is ice-free and open to navigation from mid-July to October.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/HudsonB1a.asp   (459 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Hudson's Bay Company   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY [Hudson's Bay Company] corporation chartered (1670) by Charles II of England for the purpose of trade and settlement in the Hudson Bay region of North America and for exploration toward the discovery of the Northwest Passage to Asia.
The Great Company, as the Hudson's Bay Company was known, did a highly profitable business, but Hudson Bay was claimed also by the French, who sent expeditions against the posts that recently had been established near the mouths of the Moose, Albany, Severn, and Nelson rivers.
The Hudson's Bay men were stirred out of their lethargy: Samuel Hearne founded Cumberland House on the Saskatchewan River in 1774, and thereafter the Hudson's Bay Company took a greater interest in the West.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/HudsonsB.asp   (1153 words)

  
 Henry Hudson's Fourth Voyage, 1610: The Northwest Passage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hudson lamented in his journal his fear the ship "should never have gotten out of this ice but there have perished." Yet he continued on, and finally reached the calmer waters of the bay.
Hudson treated the native well, and "promises unto himself great matters by his means." Hudson asked the crew for all of their knives and hatchets, but only King, Prickett and Staffe gave him theirs.
Hudson, however, told the men the rest were spoilt and showed the remaining pieces to the crew.
www.ianchadwick.com /hudson/hudson_04.htm   (7133 words)

  
 Sustainable Development in the Hudson Bay / James Bay Bioregion
James Bay and Hudson Bay constitute a large, shallow, inland sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean by Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea, and to the Arctic Ocean by the Foxe Basin, and Fury and Hecla Strait.
All of the islands of Hudson Bay and James Bay are part of the Northwest Territories and are therefore subject to federal jurisdiction as well (in co-operation with the territorial government in Yellowknife and subject to aboriginal claims).
Hudson Bay and James Bay are increasingly subject to ecological stresses resulting from hydroelectric projects, pollution carried by atmospheric currents from southern industries, and the effects of global climate change.
www.carc.org /pubs/v19no3/2.htm   (3720 words)

  
 Hudson's Bay by R.M. Ballantyne : Arthur's Classic Novels
Yet Hudson's Bay is the most readable, because it is the most concerned with personal adventure, of a number of non-fictional books that resulted from Ballantyne's lasting interest in North America.
Armed with these powers, then, the Hudson's Bay Company established a fort near the head of James' Bay, and soon after, several others were built in different parts of the country; and soon the company began to read and grow wealthy, and extended their trade far beyond the chartered limits.
This slight sketch of the Hudson's Bay Company, and of the territories occupied by them, may for the present serve to give a sufficiently correct idea of the nature of the service and the appearance of the country: we shall now proceed to write of the Indians inhabiting these wild regions.
arthurwendover.com /arthurs/ball/hdsnby10.html   (17495 words)

  
 Hudson Bay/James Bay Watershed - Ecoregions - Sierra Club
Hudson Bay and James Bay, across the northern reaches of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec, form one of the world's largest seas, fed by the waters of a third of all Canadian rivers.
The bays' watersheds cover a million square miles, from Labrador in the east to the Rockies in the west, from the Arctic Circle in the north almost to the Great Lakes in the south.
This wildlife, in turn, supports the traditional Cree trappers and fishers of the James Bay region and, along Hudson Bay, the Inuit and Naskapi.
www.sierraclub.org /ecoregions/hudsonbay.asp   (726 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Hudson Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hudson HUDSON [Hudson] river, c.315 mi (510 km) long, rising in Lake Tear of the Clouds, on Mt. Marcy in the Adirondack Mts., NE N.Y., and flowing generally S to Upper New York Bay at New York City; the Mohawk River is its chief tributary.
Geography Easternmost of the Prairie Provinces, Manitoba is bounded on the N by Nunavut (with a northeast shoreline on Hudson Bay), on the
Hudson's Bay steps into the light: with the demise of Eaton's, Hudson's Bay is looking to improve its profit picture.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/06111.html   (666 words)

  
 Hudson's Bay Company - Exploring Westward - 18th Century - Pathfinders and Passageways   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The HBC established a network of posts around the shores of Hudson Bay, but the Company was not interested in forming a colony, as the French had done beside the St. Lawrence River.
The posts on Hudson Bay were closer to the supplies of furs in the forests of the northern country, and company ships could sail with their cargoes of trade goods right into the heart of the continent.
Eventually the HBC was forced to wake from its "sleep by the frozen sea." Rival traders working inland established small posts in the hinterland south and west of Hudson Bay, intercepting the canoes of Native people on their way down to the British and choking off the supply of furs.
www.collectionscanada.ca /explorers/h24-1502-e.html   (558 words)

  
 Hudson Bay
Hudson Bay occupies the southernmost portion of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, a depression in the
Hudson's Bay Company: Founding - Founding The company was founded as a result of the exploration of the region by Pierre Radisson...
Hudson's Bay Company: Amalgamation - Amalgamation The whole policy and nature of the Hudson's Bay Company was altered when the earl of...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0824440.html   (470 words)

  
 Town Of Hudson Bay > Local History >
Hudson Bay is rich in history and much of the heritage has been preserved and is on display in local museums.
In 1757, a fur trading post was established in the Hudson Bay District, beside the Red Deer River.
Today Hudson Bay is still a major junction with the railway running in three directions, and the highway running in all four directions.
www.townofhudsonbay.com /local_history.html   (180 words)

  
 Empire of the Bay: Henry Hudson
Months later, Hudson found a large waterway in what is now New York — the modern-day Hudson River — that he thought could be his ticket west, but he concluded near present-day Albany that the river would not take him to the Pacific.
Hudson was intercepted at a British port on his way back to Amsterdam and told to cease his work for the Dutch.
Finally, fed up with Hudson's leadership, the crew mutinied in 1611, forcing the explorer, his son, and those sick with scurvy onto a small lifeboat and setting them adrift in the bay.
www.pbs.org /empireofthebay/profiles/hudson.html   (419 words)

  
 Towards a Sustainable Future in Hudson Bay
Hudson Bay is one of the largest inland seas in the world.
The marine ecosystem is a federal responsibility, so that while the management of Hudson Bay itself is in the domain of one level of government (federal), inputs from the watershed are largely the domain of other levels of government (provincial).
The federal government was not studying changes in Hudson Bay in a comprehensive way, or including native peoples in the studies which were being done; neither were the hydro utilities.
www.carc.org /pubs/v20no2/8.htm   (2498 words)

  
 Hudson's Bay Company   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hudson's Bay Company, Canada's largest department store retailer with more than 500 stores, generated a tremendous amount of data spread across a number of operational systems.
Hudson's Bay wanted a centralized data warehouse to consolidate and share data across the enterprise to provide an integrated view of its business.
Hudson's Bay implemented a Teradata Warehouse with the Teradata® Database as its foundation.
www.teradata.com /t/go.aspx?id=87720   (232 words)

  
 The Hudson’s Bay Company Museum Collection
On May 2, 1920, The Hudson's Bay Company marked the 250th anniversary of the granting of the Charter to "The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay" by King Charles II.
In addition to preserving a record of the Hudson's Bay Company's contribution to the development of British North America for posterity, the collections and their exhibition were considered to be the Company's legacy to all Canadians.
In June 1922, the Hudson's Bay Company installed a major exhibition of material at its Main Street store in Winnipeg, and by 1926, the museum exhibition was housed in new quarters at the present store on Portage Avenue.
www.manitobamuseum.mb.ca /mu_hudson_bay.html   (952 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - Stromness and The Hudson's Bay Company
Formed in 1670, the Hudson's Bay Company held a monopoly over trade in the region around Hudson's Bay in Canada.
In 1799, of the 530 men working in the Hudson's Bay Company post in North America, 416 were from Orkney.
Hudson's Bay ships watered and took on stores in Stromness until the early 1900s.
www.orkneyjar.com /orkney/stromness/hbs.htm   (566 words)

  
 Hudson's Bay Company
Hudson's Bay was important in the growth of city; the original fort buildings and the Rae home were the foundation.
Establishment of these posts was one of McLoughlin's goals to expand the Hudson's Bay Company.
It was Hudson's Bay Company policy to only lend cattle to settlers, not sell them.
members.aol.com /Gibson0817/hbc.htm   (1582 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: The Hudson's Bay Company
The company was incorporated on May 2, 1670, when King Charles II signed the charter granting the company exclusive trading rights to all the land in the Hudson Bay watershed –; a mass that amounts to about a third of present-day Canada.
The Hudson's Bay Company didn't get into selling goods to the average Canadian until 1881, when its first mail order catalogue was published.
Hudson's Bay agrees to be acquired by U.S. investor Zucke
www.cbc.ca /news/background/hbc   (972 words)

  
 Hudson Bay Lodge Smithers - HotelsAndDeals.com
Family owned and operated since 1980, the hudson bay lodge is smithers only full service hotel.
Hudson bay lodge offers spectacular scenery and warm alpine hospitality at its best.
Hudson Bay Lodge in Smithers BC not only serves the Smithers city area.
www.hotelsanddeals.com /property-179350.html   (227 words)

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