Georgia, Strait of
geographical name channel 150 miles (241 kilometers) long NW Washington & SW British Columbia between S Vancouver Island & mainland NW of Puget Sound

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Georgia,Strait of — Georgia, Strait of A channel between Vancouver Island, Canada, and mainland British Columbia and northern Washington State. Part of the Inland Passage to Alaska, the strait links Puget Sound with Queen Charlotte Sound. * * * …   Universalium

  • Georgia, Strait of — Channel in the Pacific Ocean, southwestern Canada and northwestern U.S. Located between Vancouver Island, the southwestern mainland of British Columbia, and northwestern Washington state, it is 150 mi (241 km) long and 30 mi (28 km) at its widest …   Universalium

  • Georgia, Strait of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strait of Georgia — The Strait of Georgia or the Georgia Strait [ bin/bcg10?name=6050] (also known as the Gulf of Georgia), is a strait between Vancouver Island (as well as its nearby Gulf Islands) and the mainland Pacific coast of… …   Wikipedia

  • Strait of Juan de Fuca — Lage südlich von Vancouver Island Die Juan de Fuca Straße (engl. Strait of Juan de Fuca) ist eine Meerenge an der Westküste Nordamerikas. Der Meeresarm des Pazifischen Ozeans ragt zwischen der Vancouver Insel (Britisch Kolumbien) und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strait of Georgia — Sp Džòrdžijos sąsiauris Ap Strait of Georgia L tarp Vankuverio ir Naidželio ss., Kanada (Britų Kolumbija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Strait of Georgia — Lage östlich von Vancouver Island Die Straße von Georgia (auch Georgiastraße, seltener Golf von Georgia) ist eine rund 240 km lange und 25 bis 30 km breite Wasserstraße des Pazifischen Ozeans im südwestlichen Teil British Columbias, die das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strait of Georgia — noun the strait separating Vancouver Island from the Canadian mainland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juan de Fuca,Strait of — Juan de Fu·ca (də fo͞oʹkə, fyo͞oʹ ), Strait of A strait between northwest Washington State and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, linking Puget Sound and the Strait of Georgia with the Pacific Ocean. Discovered by an English captain in… …   Universalium

  • Georgia — /jawr jeuh/, n. 1. a state in the SE United States. 5,464,265; 58,876 sq. mi. (152,489 sq. km). Cap.: Atlanta. Abbr.: GA (for use with zip code), Ga. 2. Also called Georgian Republic. a republic in Transcaucasia, bordering on the Black Sea, N of… …   Universalium

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