Boothia


Boothia
/booh"thee euh/, n.
1. a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole.
2. Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island.

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  • Boothia — Halbinsel Boothia und Melville Halbinseln, Nunavut, Kanada Gewässer 1 Bellotstraße, Golf von Boothia …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boothia —   [ buːθɪə], früher Boothia Felix [ fiːlɪks], Halbinsel in Nordkanada (Northwest Territories), mit dem nördlichsten Punkt des nordamerikanischen Festlands (71º 59 nördliche Breite); wird von Eskimos aufgesucht; Missionsstation an der Ostküste,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Boothia — (péninsule de) péninsule du N. du Canada (Territ. du N. O.), séparée de la terre de Baffin par le golfe de Boothia …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Boothia — [bo͞o′thē ə] Gulf of inlet of the Arctic Ocean between Boothia Peninsula & Baffin Island …   English World dictionary

  • BOOTHIA —    a peninsula of British N. America, W. of the Gulf of Boothia, and in which the N. magnetic pole of the earth is situated; discovered by Sir John Boss in 1830 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Boothia — /booh thee euh/, n. 1. a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole. 2. Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island. * * * …   Universalium

  • Boothia — Boo•thi•a [[t]ˈbu θi ə[/t]] n. 1) geg a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole 2) geg Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island …   From formal English to slang

  • Boothia — /buθiə/ (say boohtheeuh) noun 1. an arctic peninsula in northern Canada; northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole. 2. Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island …   Australian English dictionary

  • Boothia Peninsula — (formerly Boothia Felix) is a large peninsula in Nunavut s northern Canadian Arctic, south of Somerset Island. The northern part, Murchison Promontory, is the northernmost point of mainland Canada, and thus North America. Bellot Strait (Ikirahaq) …   Wikipedia

  • Boothia-Halbinsel — Boothia und Melville Halbinseln, Nunavut, Kanada. Boothia (ursprünglich Boothia Felix genannt) ist die nördlichste Halbinsel des kanadischen Festlandes (bis 71°18 nördl. Breite). Sie hat eine Fläche von etwa 50.000 km² und 729 Einwohner (meist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia