Back river



a river in central Nunavut, Canada, flowing NE to an inlet of the Arctic Ocean. 600 miles (965 km) long.
Historical Examples

Upon coming out from Back River, we spent some time poking about in the water for the old-time isthmus.
Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins

Necessarily this was parallel with the course of Back River.
The Launch Boys’ Adventures in Northern Waters Edward S. Ellis

Their principal food consisted of fish, which are caught in abundance in Back River (Klutschak, p. 164).
The Central Eskimo Franz Boas

A narrow isthmus separates the head of the bays from the lakes of Back River.
The Central Eskimo Franz Boas

noun
a river in N Canada, flowing northeast through Nunavut to the Arctic Ocean. Length: about 966 km (600 miles)

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