Baffin BayBaffin Bay
arm of the N Atlantic, between Greenland & Baffin Island
Origin of Baffin Bayafter William Baffin, its discoverer
An ice-clogged body of water between Greenland and the eastern islands of Canada's Arctic Archipelago, including Ellesmere, Devon, and Baffin Islands. It connects with the Arctic Ocean to the north and west and with the Atlantic Ocean to the south by way of Davis Strait.