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A faunal investigation of southern Baffin Island

J. Dewey Soper

A faunal investigation of southern Baffin Island

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Published by National Museum of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology -- Northwest Territories -- Baffin Island.,
  • Paleontology -- Northwest Territories -- Baffin Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Dewey Soper.
    SeriesBulletin -- no. 53, Biological series -- no. 15, Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 53., Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 15.
    ContributionsNational Museum of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 143 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19973781M

    Baffin Island (Inuktitut: ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk [citation needed]}} IPA: [qikiqtaːluk], French: Île de Baffin, Terre de Baffin [citation needed], formerly Baffin Land), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth-largest island in the area is , km 2 (, sq mi) and its population as of the Canadian Census.


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Introduction The coastal regions of southern Baffin Island are characterized by extensive rock outcrops, low-lying wetlands, and thick vegetation. On southern Baffin Island, in the eastern Canadian Arctic (), our efforts to understand ancient human mobility have been focused on developing a chert provenance technique to determine how Palaeo-Eskimo hunter-gatherers moved between seasonal camps on the coast and in the interior (Milne et al.,Milne et al.,ten Bruggencate et al., ), and to determine the role played.

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