Melville Bay

Melville Bay,

broad indentation of the western coast of Greenland, opening to the SW into Baffin Bay. The inland ice cap comes down to the coast, and glaciers discharge much ice into its waters.
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In addition to the floe and the pack-ice, the gale and the currents were bringing down true bergs, sailing mountains of ice, snapped off from the Greenland side of the water or the north shore of Melville Bay.
Arnhem Land's development as a tourism destination has received a major boost with the Northern Territory Government providing grants towards new accommodation options such as luxury eco tents, and a new camping ground on the beautiful Melville Bay.
Yet more drama, suffering and endurance attended her end on June 12, 1849, when she was destroyed by the ice in Melville Bay in the Canadian Arctic.
He visited (and renamed) Woodah Island, Caledon Bay, Melville Bay, along with many other geographic features in the colonial tradition that marked and claimed country with little or no regard for the rights and culture of the original owners.
The cruise also takes guests directly through drift ice to Cape York, featuring the scenic Melville Bay and multiple breeds of marine mammals.