- Fury and Hecla Strait
Fury and Hecla Strait is a narrow channel of water located in the
Qikiqtaaluk Regionof Nunavut, Canada. Situated between Baffin Islandand Melville Peninsulait connects Foxe Basin, to the east, with the Gulf of Boothia, to the west.
It was first seen by
Europeans in 1822 by Arcticexplorer William Edward Parry, commanding "Fury", and George Francis Lyon, serving under him, and commanding "Hecla". It is almost always covered in ice, making the navigation difficult.
Atlas of Canada
* Chandler, F. W. "Geology of the Late Precambrian Fury and Hecla Group, Northwest Baffin Island, District of Franklin". Ottawa, Canada: Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, 1988. ISBN 0660126524
* Ciesielski, A. "The Basement to the Fury & Hecla Group Lithologic, Structural and Geochemical Data, Northwest Baffin Island". Ottawa, Ont: Geological Survey of Canada, 1992.
* Hall, Charles Francis, and J. E. Nourse. "Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition Made by Charles F. Hall His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos, During the Years 1864-'69". Washington: G.P.O., 1879.
* Lee, Geoffrey. "Note on Arctic Palaeozioc Fossils from the "Hecla" and "Fury" Collections". 1912.
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