Juan de Fuca, Strait of
geographical name strait 100 miles (161 kilometers) long between Vancouver Island, British Columbia, & Olympic Peninsula, Washington

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • Juan de Fuca Strait — [wän də fo͞ok′ə, wän΄dəfyo͞ok′ə] 〚after Juan de Fuca, a sailor, who reputedly discovered it for Spain (1592)〛 strait between Vancouver Island and NW Wash.: c. 100 mi (161 km) long: also called Strait of Juan de Fuca * * * Strait, North Pacific… …   Universalium

  • Juan de Fuca Strait — [wän də fo͞ok′ə, wän΄dəfyo͞ok′ə] [after Juan de Fuca, a sailor, who reputedly discovered it for Spain (1592)] strait between Vancouver Island and NW Wash.: c. 100 mi (161 km) long: also called Strait of Juan de Fuca …   English World dictionary

  • Strait of Juan de Fuca — The Strait of Juan de Fuca (also called Juan de Fuca Strait) is a large body of water about online at [http://books.google.com/books?id=sl57oHrVXGoC Google Books] ; and cite book |last= Pethick |first= Derek |title= The Nootka Connection: Europe… …   Wikipedia

  • Juan de Fuca Provincial Park — is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.HistoryThe park was established April 4, 1996. The region is so biologically significant that the University of Minnesota installed the first marine research station in the Pacific Northwest at… …   Wikipedia

  • Juan-de-Fuca-Straße — Lage südlich von Vancouver Island Verbindet Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean mit Gewässer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Juan de Fuca — Ioánnis Fokás (Greek: Ιωάννης Φωκάς), better known as Juan de Fuca (born 1536 on the Ionian island of Kefallonia; died there 1602 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, s.v. [http://www.biographi.ca/009004 119.01 e.php? id nbr=232 Fuca, Juan… …   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 Juan de Fuca laser incident — The Strait of Juan de Fuca laser incident occurred on 4 April 1997, when the Russian merchant ship Kapitan Man was anchored in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, approximately 5 miles due north of Port Angeles, Washington. Responding to a request based… …   Wikipedia

  • Juan-de-Fuca-Meerenge — 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

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