Baffin

Baffin can mean:

  • Qikiqtaaluk Region, also called the Baffin Region, an administrative and census region of Nunavut, Canada
  • Baffin, Unorganized, part of the Baffin Region census division
  • South Baffin, a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
  • Baffin Island, an Arctic island of Nunavut
  • Baffin Island Current, an ocean current running south down the western side of Baffin Bay
  • Baffin Bay, a sea between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans
  • 1933 Baffin Bay earthquake, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Greenland and Nunavut
  • Baffin Mountains, a mountain range running along the northeastern coast of Baffin Island
  • Baffin Region, Northwest Territories, a region of the Northwest Territories prior to division
  • Baffin Bay, Texas, a bay in South Texas, an inlet of the larger Laguna Madre
  • William Baffin, a 17th century English navigator and discoverer
  • HMCS Baffin (T275), a World War II Isles class trawler of the Royal Canadian Navy
  • Blackburn Baffin, a torpedo bomber of the Fleet Air Arm

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... Baffin Strait near Singapore in 2007 ... MV Baffin Strait approaching the Bani Terminal in Singapore in December 2007 ... Baffin Strait circa 2004 Baffin Strait near the time she was purchased by TransAtlantic Lines in October 2004 ...
Muktuk - Spellings
... Maktaaq (ᒪᒃᑖᖅ), Siglitun, Kivalliq, Aivilik, North Baffin, East Baffin, South Baffin Maktak (ᒪᒃᑕᒃ), Inupiat, Siglitun, North Baffin Maktaq, Inuinnaqtun, Natsilingmiutut (Inuvialuktun) Mattak, Labrador ...
Baffin Mountains
... The Baffin Mountains are a mountain range running along the northeastern coast of Baffin Island and Bylot Island, Nunavut are part of the Arctic Cordillera ... range as they are separated by bodies of water to make Baffin Island, this is not true, as they are closely related to the other mountain ranges that ...
Lancaster Sound
... It is located between Devon Island and Baffin Island, forming the eastern entrance to the Parry Channel and the Northwest Passage ... East of the sound lies Baffin Bay to the west lies Viscount Melville Sound ... was named in 1616 by explorer William Baffin for Sir James Lancaster, one of the three main financial supporters of his exploratory expeditions ...

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