James Bay

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.

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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 — the S arm of Hudson Bay, in E Canada between Ontario and Quebec provinces. 300 mi. (483 km) long; 160 mi. (258 km) wide. * * * Extension of Hudson Bay, located between northern Ontario and Quebec, Can. Generally less than 200 ft (60 m) deep, it… …   Universalium

  • James Bay — Sp Džemso 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 — /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