- the S arm of Hudson Bay, in E Canada between Ontario and Quebec provinces. 300 mi. (483 km) long; 160 mi. (258 km) wide.
* * *Generally less than 200 ft (60 m) deep, it is 275 mi (443 km) long and 135 mi (217 km) wide. It contains numerous islands, of which the largest is Akimiski Island. The many rivers that empty into the bay, including the Moose, are the cause of its low salinity. Visited by Henry Hudson in 1610, it is named for Capt. Thomas James, who explored it in 1631.
* * *shallow southern extension of Hudson Bay, located between northern Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Generally less than 200 feet (60 m) deep, the bay is 275 miles (443 km) long and 135 miles (217 km) wide and contains numerous islands, all of which are administered by the Northwest Territories. Akimiski, the largest island, has an area of 1,159 square miles (3,002 square km). The many rivers that flow into James Bay, including La Grande, Eastmain, Rupert, Broadback, Nottaway, Harricana, Moose, Albany, Attawapiskat, and Ekwan, are responsible for its low salinity. Among the chief settlements on the bay's forested shores are the trading posts of Fort-George, Nouveau-Comptoir, Eastmain, Fort-Rupert, Lake River, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Moose Factory, and Moosonee (the northern terminus of the Ontario Northland Railway). Visited in 1610 by the English navigator Henry Hudson, the bay was named after Captain Thomas James, who explored it in 1631.
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James Bay — ( fr. Baie James) is a large body of water on the southern end of Hudson Bay in Canada. Both bodies of water extend from the Arctic Ocean. James Bay borders the provinces of Quebec and Ontario; islands within the bay (the largest of which is… … Wikipedia
James Bay — [ dʒeɪmz beɪ], Bucht im Süden der Hudsonbai, Kanada, 400 km lang, bis 220 km breit, bis 12 m tief. Größte Insel in der James Bay ist Akimiski Island (3 002 km2). An der Ostküste mündet der längste Fluss des nördlichen Quebec, La Grande Rivière … Universal-Lexikon
James Bay — James′ Bay′ n. geg the S arm of Hudson Bay, in E Canada between Ontario and Quebec. 300 mi. (483 km) long; 160 mi. (258 km) wide … From formal English to slang
James Bay — arm of Hudson Bay, extending south into NE Ontario & NW Quebec: c. 275 mi (443 km) long … English World dictionary
James Bay — 53.696666666667 80.584444444444 Koordinaten: 53° 41′ 48″ N, 80° 35′ 4″ W … Deutsch Wikipedia
James Bay — Sp Džemso įlanka Ap James Bay L Hadsono įl. dalis, Kanada (Kvebeko, Ontarijo p jos) … Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė
James Bay — noun the southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment • Part Holonyms: ↑Ontario, ↑Quebec * * * the S arm of Hudson Bay, in E Canada between Ontario and Quebec… … Useful english dictionary
James Bay — Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by Henry Hudson who wintered there, 1610 1611, with the Discovery. The bay was named after Captain Thomas James of Bristol, who explored the west coast in 1631 … The makers of Canada
James Bay — /dʒeɪmz ˈbeɪ/ (say jaymz bay) noun the southern arm of Hudson Bay, in eastern Canada between Ontario and Quebec provinces. About 483 km long … Australian English dictionary
James Bay — geographical name the S extension of Hudson Bay 280 miles (448 kilometers) long & 150 miles (240 kilometers) wide Canada between NE Ontario & W Quebec … New Collegiate Dictionary