Ungava Bay


Ungava Bay

geographical name

Definition of UNGAVA BAY

inlet of Hudson Strait Canada in N Quebec

Ungava Bay

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Inlet, southern Hudson Strait, northeastern Quebec, Canada. It is about 200 mi (320 km) long and 160 mi (260 km) wide at its mouth, with a maximum depth of 978 ft (298 m). Fed by several large rivers, including the Feuilles, Arnaud, Baleine, and George, it is ice-free only four months a year. At its mouth, Akpatok Island (551 sq mi [1,427 sq km]) rises to 930 ft (283 m).

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