Hamilton Inlet


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Hamilton Inlet:

see Melville, LakeMelville, Lake,
saltwater lake, 1,133 sq mi (2,934 sq km), SE Labrador, N.L., Canada, extending c.120 mi (190 km) inland from Hamilton Inlet, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. It receives the Churchill River in Goose Bay, its southwest arm, and the Naskaupi River.
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Residents widely noted a decrease in the seasonal availability of freshwater within the Hamilton Inlet watershed.
Figure 4 illustrates some of the interconnected effects of decreasing water levels in the Hamilton Inlet watershed noted above.
Her mother was an orphan who was mistreated by her Inuit people and fled alone along the shores of Hamilton Inlet: she went along shore, crossing rivers on drift sticks and wading in shalow water, crossing points, throu woods, meeting bears, no gun, no axe, no fire works, but lye down under juniper tree and spruce tree.
The early chapters present a useful introduction to the local geography, its effect on the development of the settlements at the head of the Hamilton Inlet, and a good history of the settler communities there.
(7) It was initially proposed that Inuit from "northern Labrador" (north of Hamilton Inlet) only visited southern Labrador in an effort to obtain and trade in European goods and that Hamilton Inlet was the southern terminus of Thule expansion along the Labrador coast.
One facet of that research is to compile European records, which has led to the transcription of very diverse church, merchant, and visitor records from the nineteenth century within the study area, from Hamilton Inlet to Quirpon, including the Strait of Belle Isle (see Figure 1), and to gather those records into a single database.
At one point in the voyage, Mikak expressed fear of one of these individuals, stating that she wished to stay with the Moravians until they had reached Esquimaux Bay (today's Hamilton Inlet).
An early 19th century account by Methodist missionary Reverend Thomas Hickson describes his meeting with Inuit in the area of Cullingham's Tickle, Hamilton Inlet. Hickson met several Inuit who had once lived among the Moravians and who still remembered something of the scriptures and could read.
The Inuit toponym "Arbatok" a site with 10 houses at the southern entrance to Hamilton Inlet, first appears in the Moravian records on the Haven-Schloezer map dated 1765 associated with a second Moravian exploration journey by Jens Haven, Larsen Christen Drachardt, John Hill, and Andreas Schloezer.
The 1765 Haven-Schloezer map (see Figure 1) is centrally focused on the major embayment of Hamilton Inlet and Lake Melville but depicts the outer coast of Labrador from approximately 53N latitude (the Seal Islands and Porcupine Bay area) in the south to 57N (the Voisey's Bay area) in the north.
Mots cles: phoque barbu, baie Frobisher, Hamilton Inlet, phoque commun, espece indicatrice, paleoecologie, calotte glaciaire Penny, polynie, phoque annele, glace marine, zooarcheologie
Variable rates across space have been noted in Hamilton Inlet, where one coastal location has risen approximately 7 m in 4000 years while in the interior a 20 - 25 m asl terrace was also 4000 years old (Fitzhugh, 1972:30).

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