- Frobisher Bay
an arm of the Atlantic Ocean extending NW into SE Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada.
* * *Inlet of the North Atlantic Ocean.Extending northwest from the southeastern tip of Baffin Island, Can., it is about 150 mi (240 km) long and 20–40 mi (32–64 km) wide and has a maximum depth of 400 ft (120 m). It was discovered in 1576 by Martin Frobisher. The town of Iqaluit at the head of the bay is the capital of Nunavut.
* * *inlet of the North Atlantic Ocean extending into southeastern Baffin Island, Nunavut territory, Canada. The bay is about 150 miles (240 km) long and 20–40 miles (32–64 km) wide and has a maximum depth of 400 feet (120 metres). It was discovered in 1576 by Sir Martin Frobisher (Frobisher, Sir Martin), who believed it to be a strait. It was identified as a bay in 1860. The town of Iqaluit at the head of the bay is the capital of Nunavut territory and the headquarters of Baffin region.
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