to move or step backwards, to retreat
During the hike my foot began to get sore so I decided to drop back and rest for awhile.
Worlds Biggest Islands
Somerset Island Canada
In the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Somerset Island is a large, uninhabited island separated by the 2 km wide Bellot Strait from the Boothia Peninsula in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, lying between Peel Sound and Prince Regent Inlet.