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(McClintock), a channel in the central Canadian Arctic Archipelago between Prince of Wales Island in the east and Victoria Island in the west. Width, 90-170 km; length, approximately 250 km; maximum depths, 300 m in the north and 120 m in the south. In August and September, it is passable with the aid of icebreakers. The channel was named in honor of F. L. McClintock.

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Her Ladyship has purchased a steam yacht Captain M'Clintock has accepted command of the expedition.
According to Ross (Barrow et al., 1836:50), success would most likely be achieved "by keeping close to the shore, from Cape Walker, westward." But unknown to Ross, although much ice drifted through Barrow Strait, even more was carried southeast through M'Clintock Channel.
When Cady Stanton complained bitterly to four friends - Mott, Mary Ann M'Clintock, Martha Wright and Jane Hunt - who had gathered at the Hunt home in nearby Waterloo, the women decided to take action.
(7) Leopold M'Clintock, dispatched by Lady Franklin to search for her husband on King William Island, tried six times to penetrate Bellot Strait during the summer of 1858 before continuing his journey by dogsled.
The charges of cannibalism are never explicitly mentioned by Conrad in his essay, which emphasizes not Franklin, but Sir Leopold M'Clintock. It was M'Clintock whose expedition proved that Franklin died before his crew was forced to use what Dickens termed the "last resource" (Dickens 361).
The same survey, however, found only 284 bears in the M'Clintock Channel region, a lower population than was previously estimated.
Park staff hope that through a fundraising campaign, aided by the National Park Foundation, they will be able to restore the M'Clintock House, where convention planners met to draft the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments.
Hobson, in M'Clintock, Sir Francis Leopold: Arctic Expeditions 1848 1859.
1), the crews came ashore and began to make final preparations for an overland march to reach the Back River (M'Clintock, 1860).
Hunting opportunities have been lost in some areas, such as M'Clintock Channel, where communities' overharvesting led to a moratorium (Taylor et al., 2006) and only recently, reinstatement of a small quota.