Ungava Bay


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Ungava Bay: Foxe Basin, Amundsen Gulf, Hudson Strait

Ungava Bay

(ŭng'gä`və, –gā`–), inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, N Que., Canada, extending c.200 mi (320 km) S from Hudson Strait between the N Quebec mainland and the north tip of the Labrador peninsula. It is 160 mi (257 km) wide at its mouth.
References in periodicals archive ?
The last ice to remain in the strait is in the western sector, where ice continues to intrude from Foxe Basin, and in Ungava Bay, where ice accumulates throughout the winter and becomes highly ridged and rubbled (Houser and Gough, 2003; CIS, 2011).
on the Koksoak River near the south end of Ungava Bay, passengers will then begin the Arctic experience.
In 1903, a young journalist from New York decided to mount an expedition inland from Lake Melville on the USA's eastern Atlantic coast and across the interior to Ungava Bay, a distance of almost 1,000 kilometres.
From Montreal, it's only a two- or three-hour flight to Kuujjuaq near Ungava Bay or Kuuujjuarapik near Hudson Bay, and that's hardly any time at all once you recognize how the trip takes you to an entirely new world.
James Peck travelled overland from the eastern coast of James Bay north to Kuujjuaq on Ungava Bay.
and is in the search for diamonds in the Ungava Bay region.
They were able to paddle north down the George River all the way to the Hudson's Bay Company's (HBC) George River Post, on Ungava Bay, which they reached on 27 August, only two months after leaving North West River.
Early each summer, the huge Quebec-Labrador caribou herd begins its annual migration southward from its calving grounds near Ungava Bay.
Abstract--Aerial surveys to estimate the numbers of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, were flown in James Bay, eastern Hudson Bay, and Ungava Bay in Canada in the summer of 1993 on transects systematically spaced 5 or 10 nmi apart.
Cree Hunters of Mistassini was the first of the four and Boyce and Tony met with three hunting families and spent the winter with them in the bush in the James and Ungava Bay areas of northern Quebec.
As the map on the book's cover shows, Quaqtaq is located on Hudson Strait at the extreme northwest tip of Ungava Bay.