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Boothia

[boo-thee-uh]
noun
  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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Historical Examples of boothia

  • The rest of the month he devoted to the exploration of Boothia.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers

    Jules Verne

  • The Isthmus of Boothia is crossed by the two chains of lakes discovered by Ross.

  • This was at eight o'clock on the morning of the 1st of June, 1831, on the west coast of Boothia.

    The Ocean World:

    Louis Figuier

  • Deer are hunted while swimming across the numerous lakes of Boothia, and the musk ox in the granite hills of its northern part.

  • This party had not communicated with the villages on the mainland of Boothia since the preceding fall (p. 260).