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Baffin Island

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Baffin Island, world's fifth-largest island, between Greenland and Canada, part of Canada's Northwest Territories, a rugged, glaciated tract 183,810 sq mi (477,906 sq km) in area with a mountain range along its east coast. The largely Eskimo population lives by fishing, trading, and whaling.

See also: Baffin, William.

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