On present evidence, for example, the Davis Strait
stock may owe its ancestry to either the Bering Sea stock just after 10 ka B.
Berrimilla continued across the Davis Strait
where they passed several polar bears swimming, and into Nuuk and then Paamiut in Greenland, finally sailing across the Atlantic to the UK where Peter Crozier joined the yacht at Falmouth for the Rolex Fastnet Race and the return leg to Australia.
The result contributes to the longest continuous measurement of fresh water exiting the Arctic through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and Davis Strait
and into the Labrador Sea.
The 7,800-mile voyage, which ended in Vancouver, took the team through Greenland, Davis Strait
, Baffin Bay, Lancaster Sound, Canadian and Alaskan Arctic coastline and islands, Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea and the Bering Strait.
The recaptured fish provided evidence of intermingling between the population in Denmark Strait and the populations in Davis Strait
and the southwest Greenland fjords.
Grant Stonehouse, president, Davis Strait
Fisheries, Halifax (1998)
Jens Nielson was aboard the fishing trawler Nicoline in the waters of Davis Strait
west of Greenland.
They intend to sleep on the open deck and navigate from the sun and stars as they sail along the coast of Greenland, across the Davis Strait
and down past Baffin Island and Labrador before ending the approximately 1,900-mile voyage at L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, the only confirmed Norse site in North America.
Past sightings may include migrants from the Davis Strait
stock or the East Siberian Sea (Bering Sea stock) (Jonsgard, 1981).
The first successful section across the ice-covered Davis Strait
occurred in 2006, while the first full mission took place in September-February 2008.
From the mysterious disappearance of the ill-fated Franklin expedition, to the abandonment of Henry Hudson and his followers by a mutinous crew - which left them to die on the desolate shores of a mammoth (jay which would one day bear his name - to the utter decimation of the Danish expedition of Jens Munk who, in 1619, lost an entire expedition to cold, famine and scurvy and straggled back from the Davis Strait
across the frigid North Atlantic to Denmark with two followers remaining alive, the North is a place where the howl of a lost soul goes unheard and men can disappear into a blizzard-like void for centuries, if not forever.
This was led by Roald Amundsen aboard Gjoa, entering the Davis Strait
in 1903 and emerging through the Bering Strait in 1906.