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see Labrador-UngavaLabrador-Ungava
, peninsular region of E Canada, c.550,000 sq mi (1,424,500 sq km), bounded on the W by Hudson Bay, on the N by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay, on the E by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the S by the St. Lawrence River. It is very sparsely populated.
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, peninsula, Canada.

Ungava

 

a bay of Hudson Strait, jutting into the northern coast of the Labrador Peninsula in Canada. Ungava Bay is 280 km long and approximately 260 km wide at the mouth. Its depth generally does not exceed 67 m but reaches 200–600 m at the mouth. The tides are semidiurnal and reach a height of 13.9 m in the Baie aux Feuilles. From October to June Ungava Bay is covered with ice. The most important rivers flowing into the bay are the Riviere aux Feuilles, the Rivière à la Baleine, and the Koksoak and George rivers.

Ungava

a sparsely inhabited region of NE Canada, in N Quebec east of Hudson Bay: part of the Labrador peninsula: rich mineral resources. Area: 911 110 sq. km (351 780 sq. miles)
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