Queen Maud Gulf


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Queen Maud Gulf

 

a gulf of the Arctic Ocean, at the northern shore of Canada, located between the Kent and Adelaide peninsulas. It has a length of 72 km and depths ranging from 30 to 210 m. The shores of the gulf are low-lying and covered with tundra vegetation. Tides occur every 12 hours and measure from 0.3 to 0.9 m. From September to the end of July the Queen Maud Gulf is covered with floating ice.

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Staging dives in sub-zero conditions under the frozen surface of Queen Maud Gulf in Nunavut, Canadian underwater archaeologists, supported by Royal Canadian Navy divers, thrilled Grade 7 geography students from University of Toronto Schools.
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