Juan de Fuca Strait


Juan de Fuca Strait
   Between Vancouver Island and United States mainland.
   Index: D Its discovery, 9, 14, 19; rediscovered by Kendrick, 25.
   Bib.: Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names.

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  • 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

  • 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 of — geographical name strait 100 miles (161 kilometers) long between Vancouver Island, British Columbia, & Olympic Peninsula, Washington …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Juan de Fuca Strait —  Passage in Puget Sound between Washington and British Columbia …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Juan de Fuca Strait — …   Useful english 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 — /wahn di fyooh keuh, fooh , jooh euhn/ a strait between Vancouver Island and NW Washington. 100 mi. (160 km) long; 15 20 mi. (24 32 km) wide. Also called Juan de Fuca Strait. * * * …   Universalium

  • Juan de Fuca — /wahn di fyooh keuh, fooh , jooh euhn/ a strait between Vancouver Island and NW Washington. 100 mi. (160 km) long; 15 20 mi. (24 32 km) wide. Also called Juan de Fuca Strait …   Useful english dictionary

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