- a peninsula in N Canada: the northernmost part of the mainland of North America; former location of the north magnetic pole.
- Gulf of, a gulf between this peninsula and Baffin Island.
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The rest of the month he devoted to the exploration of Boothia.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
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:
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).