Boothia PeninsulaBoo·thi·a Peninsula
peninsula in Nunavut, Canada: its N tip is the northernmost point of the North American mainland
Origin of Boothia Peninsulaafter Sir Felix Booth (1775-1850), London distiller and promoter of Arctic expeditions
The northernmost tip of the North American mainland, in central Nunavut, Canada. Extending north into the Arctic Archipelago, it is separated from Baffin Island to the east by the Gulf of Boothia.