Banks Strait

Banks Strait
пролив Бэнкса (между Тасманией и о-вом Кларка; ширина 21 км) <по имени известного ботаника Дж. Бэнкса {Joseph Banks, 1743 – 1820}, кот. сопровождал Дж. Кука в его путешествии в Австралию>

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • M'Clure Strait — ▪ strait, Arctic Ocean       eastern arm of the Beaufort Sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is about 170 miles (270 km) long and 60 miles (90 km) wide. In western Franklin District, Northwest Territories, Canada, it extends west of Viscount Melville… …   Universalium

  • Menai Strait — The Menai Strait (Welsh: Afon Menai, the River Menai ) is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about 25 km (16 mi)[1] long, which separates the island of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales. The strait is bridged in two places the… …   Wikipedia

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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

  • Torres Strait Islands — The Torres Strait Islands are a group of at least 274 small islands which lie in Torres Strait, the waterway separating far northern continental Australia s Cape York Peninsula and the island of New Guinea. They are part of Queensland, a… …   Wikipedia

  • McClure Strait — Verbindet Gewässer Viscount Melville Sund mit Gewässer Beaufortsee Trennt Landmasse Königin Elisabeth Inseln von Landmasse Banks Island …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bass Strait — (IPAEng|bæs) is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the south of the Australian mainland (Victoria in particular). Discovery and explorationThe first European to discover Bass Strait was George Bass in 1797. Governor Hunter subsequently named… …   Wikipedia

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