Portland Canal
geographical name inlet of the Pacific about 80 miles (130 kilometers) long Canada & United States between British Columbia & SE tip of Alaska

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  • Canal — Ca*nal , n. [F. canal, from L. canalis canal, channel; prob. from a root signifying to cut ; cf. D. kanaal, fr. the French. Cf. {Channel}, {Kennel} gutter.] [1913 Webster] 1. An artificial channel filled with water and designed for navigation, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canal boat — Canal Ca*nal , n. [F. canal, from L. canalis canal, channel; prob. from a root signifying to cut ; cf. D. kanaal, fr. the French. Cf. {Channel}, {Kennel} gutter.] [1913 Webster] 1. An artificial channel filled with water and designed for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canal lock — Canal Ca*nal , n. [F. canal, from L. canalis canal, channel; prob. from a root signifying to cut ; cf. D. kanaal, fr. the French. Cf. {Channel}, {Kennel} gutter.] [1913 Webster] 1. An artificial channel filled with water and designed for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portland Inlet — is an inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the coast of British Columbia, Canada, approximately 55 kilometers north of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. It joins the Chatham Sound opposite the Dixon Entrance. It is 40 kilometers long and as much as 13… …   Wikipedia

  • Portland Inlet — ▪ inlet, Canada       arm of the Pacific Ocean, indenting western British Columbia, Canada; it is an extension of Dixon Entrance and Chatham Sound, north of Prince Rupert. Named in 1793 by the English navigator George Vancouver in honour of the… …   Universalium

  • Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — Active 1871 – present Country United States …   Wikipedia

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