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Davis Strait is a northern arm of the Labrador Sea. It lies between mid-western Greenland and Nunavut, Canada's Baffin Island. To the north is Baffin Bay. The strait was named for the English explorer John Davis, who explored the area while seeking a Northwest Passage. By the 1650s it was used for whale hunting.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
strait connecting Baffin's Bay with the Atlantic, discovered by John Davis (q. v.).
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