An island of eastern Nunavut, Canada, west of Greenland and south of the Queen Elizabeth Islands. It is the fifth-largest island in the world.
Island off the NE coast of Canada, north of Hudson Strait: part of Baffin region of Nunavut: c. 195,928 sq mi (507,452 sq km)
Origin of baffin-island
- Named after William Baffin, English explorer