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.
Minister for Primary Industries and Resources Ken Vowles has today confirmed a Northern Territory Government funding grant to cover the insurance and maintenance costs for the Melville Bay boat ramp.
Our results suggest that the presence of marine mammals in Baffin Bay and Melville Bay is governed mainly by the annual cycle of sea ice formation and decay.
In 1835, it was the only boat of a fleet of 20 to survive being trapped in ice in 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.
When he reported the event he inadvertently created another northern myth, that of an Iron Mountain on the shores of Melville Bay.
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.
Seasonal Trends in Acoustic Detection of Marine Mammals in Baffin Bay and Melville Bay, Northwest Greenland.
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.
The expedition was last seen in 1845 at Melville Bay, Canada, and after two years without word, Franklin's wife pleaded with the British Admiralty to launch a rescue mission.
In 1903, when the expedition headed north across Melville Bay, northern Greenland was not under Danish administrative rule and therefore not suffering under the very restrictive controls imposed by the Danish government.
He initiated the Knud Rasmussen Memorial Expedition to Melville Bay (1979-80), and in 1982, he invited his old teacher Helge Larsen to the Qaaja site in Jakobshavn Icefjord.